Spicy Shrimp Curry

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Total Time:
1.75 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 15-20 - Jumbo Shrimps (cleaned and de-veined)
  • Medium sized onions - 2
  • Crushed tomatoes - 2
  • Tamarind paste - 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste and Garlic paste - 1 tbsp each
  • Coconut milk or paste
  • green chillies to suit your palate
  • Fresh ground masala:
  • Red Chillies - 3-4
  • coriander
  • cinnamon - 1/2 stick
  • cardamom - 2 or 3
  • cloves - 4-5
  • Plain Yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Any fish masala
  • Coriander leaves

How to Make Spicy Shrimp Curry

  • Marinate the shrimps in some chilli sauce (any kind will work fine) and some fish masala for 1/2 hour.
  • Take some oil in a wok or kadai and add the onion, chilli and ginger, garlic paste with a little water and cook the paste for 20-25 mins on a slow flame.
  • Add the ground masala and cook for another 10 mins on a slow flame.
  • Add the tamarind paste, tomatoes, coconut paste and cook for another 10 mins.
  • Add yogurt and 2 cups of water and cook for another 15 mins on high flame to thicken the curry.
  • Add the shrimps and cook till tender.
  • Add coriander leaves and serve with hot plain white rice.