Monday, September 22, 2008

KERALA MASALA PRAWNS

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INGREDIENTS:

Prawn---------------------1 lb

Onions--------------------1 large one(sliced)

Tomatoes-----------------1 big one(chopped finely)

Ginger-Garlic Paste-------1-1/2 tsp

Red Chilli Powder---------1 tsps

Turmeric Powder--------- 1/4 tsp

Prawns masala------------1/2 tsp

Curry Leaves------------- few

Mustard seeds------------ 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds---------------1/4 tsp

Cumin powder-------------1/2 tsp

Coriander powder----------1 tsp

Oil------------------------- Coconut oil

Salt----------------------- as per the taste

Coriander leaves----------to garnish




DIRECTIONS:


1.Nicely clean out the prawns and devien them.Wash with salt for few minutes them set aside.

2.Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds,cumin seeds,curry leaves.

3. When they crackle, add the very finely chopped onions, saute till they turn nice brown.

4.Then add the ginger-garlic paste and fry until they are mixed in well together.

5.Now add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and add in the chopped tomatoes as well.

6.When the oil separates from this mixture, add a very little water and salt. and let the water boil.

7. Now add in the coriander pwd,prawns masala,cumin pwd and then prawns and stir well ensuring that the masala coats the prawns well.

8.Cook covered for 5-7 min till the prawns are thouroughly cooked.

9.Turn off,transfer to serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

10.The flavour of masala and coconut oil brings out the kerala touch to the dish which make s it perfect to serve with both chapathis as well as rice...


11 comments:

Sireesha said...

Though i am vegetarian pics are drooling me......

Purva Desai said...

I dont eat fish....but can surely say it looks really tempting...
seeing these pics I might start eating fish...:)

Cham said...

My fav items were seafoods :) They look delicious and mouth watering Raaji those prawns !

Divya Vikram said...

Nice spicy recipe..Love the pic..

Anonymous said...

lovely prawns.....espc those small Indian variety

srikars kitchen said...

I am vegetarian.. pics looks fantastic...

Ramya Bala said...

Wow,prawn masala..looks so wonderful..But whats that prawn masala?

raaji said...

Prawns masala is Parampara's Ready-made Prawns masala bought from an Indian store..

G.Pavani said...

raaji masala prawns looks yummy yaar..its mouthwatering

Ramya Bala said...

thanks raji,will try that..n read ur pots ottapam n baked french fries..looks yummy dear...
Ottampam recipe is so good..but here in Indian stores,there is no more boiled rice :(

Anonymous said...

I love the indian variety of prawns rater than those bif fat shrimpos....these r the best and tasty too.....