Sunday, December 23, 2007

Prawn fry

Ingredients :

Large shelled prawns - 1/2 kg
Medium onions - 2 1/2
garlic cloves- make to paste
1 inch ginger, make to paste
chilli powder - 2 teaspoons
turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
coriander, chopped
oil - 4 tablespoons
water - 1/2 cup

Preparation method :
  • De-shell, devein, wash and drain prawns thoroughly.

  • Add half the chilli powder and 1/2 tsp of salt to the prawns, mix well and set aside for 15 minutes.

  • In a kadai (on medium flame) add oil .

  • Add mustard seeds and let it spatter.

  • Add onions, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric powder and fry till onions are golden brown.

  • Add the marinated prawns and stir.

  • Add the remaining chilli powder and salt, stir and place the lid on utensil.

  • Reduce flame to the minimum and let it cook, approximately 15 minutes.

  • Open lid and stir the prawns add the water and coriander leaves and stir again. Check salt content.

  • Let it simmer for another 10 minutes.

  • Open lid and check if prawns is cooked thoroughly. If yes, then increase flame to medium and stir till all the water is gone. Serve with rice or chappati.

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