Wednesday, October 28, 2015



Prawns , medium sized                  - 1 cup / 15 - 20 nos, cleaned
Kashmiri chili powder                   - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder                           - 1 tsp
Lemon juice / vinegar                    - 1 tsp
Onion / shallots                              - 1 cup, finely chopped
Tomato                                           - 1 , (big), finely chopped
Garlic                                             - 2 tbsp , finely chopped
Green chilly                                    - 1 , slit
Coconut milk (1st milk)                  - 1 cup
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Coconut oil


  • Grind together kashmiri chili powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice and salt to a fine paste and marinate the cleaned prawns with this masala .
  • Keep it refrigerated for half an hour ( optional).
  • Heat oil in a pan and add chopped garlic and slit green chili to it.
  • Saute a while and add the finely chopped onion to it .
  • Saute till the onion turns golden and then add chopped tomato and salt.
  • Cook it until done and now put the marinated prawns to it .
  • Mix it well with the gravy and let it cook for 5 minutes in a medium flame.
  • Add salt if required.
  • Then add the thick coconut milk and allow it to cook until the gravy becomes thick. Saute occasionally.
  • Finally pour 2 tbsp of coconut oil on the top and mix well along with chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves.
  • Serve with hot Neer dosa, fried rice, rice..................
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