Thursday, August 23, 2012

Spicy Tomato Prawn's Masala

I picked this recipe from a blog called Pappadam Pazam Payasam which displays all the authentic Kerala cuisines. My MIL just knew to make the usual Konkani Prawn's curry. So me and MIL googled for this recipe. And trust me it was indeed a different one. It goes well with Chapathi as well as rice.

Spicy Tomato Prawn's Masala:

Ingredients:
Prawn's cleaned-1 Kg
Onion- 2 medium
Tomato- 3
Chopped Ginger-1 TBsp
Chopped Garlic- 1 Tbsp
Green chilly - 4-5
Curry leaves
Red Chilly Powder-1tsp
Turmeric Powder-1/2tsp
Garam Masala-1/2 Tsp
Black pepper Cloves-10-15
Coriander leaves
Oil for deep fry
Coriander leaves

Procedure:
1. Powder the black pepper cloves with pestle and mortar (half is used for marination and half for later use)
2.Marinate the Prawn's with Chilly powder, Black pepper powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt and keep for an hour.
3.Fry the marinated Prawn's.
4. In the same pan add 2 tsp oil add the chopped onion, green chilly, curry leaves, chopped ginger and garlic and fry till the onion turns slightly brown.
5.Add the chilly powder, turmeric powder and chopped tomatoes and salt to taste.
6.Add the fried Prawn's and one glass water.
7. When up to 70% water is evaporated add the rest of the ground pepper powder and cook util till turns slightly dry.
8.Garnish with coriander leaves.