Sunday, January 22, 2012



I think there is absolutely nothing more comforting than a steaming bowl of prawn curry along with some steamed rice. I love this recipe as its really easy to make and does not take much time as well.

250 grms fresh cleaned prawns
1 onion sliced
5 garlic cloves
½ an inch ginger
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
3 dry red chillies
½ tsp turmeric powder
½ coconut scraped
10-15 Curry leaves
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
6 tsp coconut milk
4 tbsp Coconut oil
½ lemon juice

Marinate the prawns in salt and lemon juice for 30 mins.
In a pan,add 2 tbsp coconut oil.

Add the onions,garlic,ginger,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,dry red chillies and the turmeric powder.Saute till the onions become golden brown.

Then,add the scraped coconut.Saute for 2 mins more.

Let it cool and then blend it to a fine paste.

In a kadhai,add 2tbsp of coconut oil.

Add curry leaves and then the blended paste and sauté till oil is secreted.

Then,add the tamarind pulp,some water for the curry and salt.

Let the curry boil and then add the prawns.

Cover and cook for 5 mins.When the prawns are done, add the coconut milk.

Stir well and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

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