Plain Shrimp Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 50 - shrimp
  • 1 large or 2 small - onions
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 2 tsp - garlic paste
  • turmeric powder - a pinch
  • salt - as required
  • 1 tsp - tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Cumins seed
  • 1/2 tsp - black pepper
  • 8 - curry leaves
  • Oil - for cooking

How to Make Plain Shrimp Curry

  • Shell the prawns and de-vein them. Cook in a little salted water with black pepper and 1 spoon of garlic paste till done. Remove and drain the excess water.
  • Chop the onions and green chillies into tiny pieces.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add curry leaves, cumin, onion, turmeric, garlic and green chilli.
  • When the onion turns golden, add coriander and the rest of the black pepper.
  • Once the masala is fried, add the shrimp and fry a little.
  • Dissolve the tamarind paste in a small bowl of water. Add it to the shrimp, simmer and serve.