Saturday, January 22, 2011

Prawns Roast

Prawns roast in a very traditional way. Spicy, simple and yummy. Even being allergic to prawns I cant resist myself from having a bite whenever I cook for him.

  1. Prawns- 1/4 kg
  2. Onion-1 large,thinly sliced
  3. Tomato- 1 medium, chopped into wedges
  4. Green chillies-2,slit
  5. Ginger-garlic paste- 1 teaspoon
  6. Red chilly powder-2 teaspoon
  7. Pepper powder-3 teaspoon
  8. Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
  9. Garam masala- 1/4 teaspoon
  10. Turmeric powder- a pinch
  11. Curry leaves- 10
  12. Salt-1-2 teaspoon, as required
  13. Think coconut milk- 1/2 cup
  14. Water-1/4 cup
  15. Oil- 3/4 tablespoon
  1. Clean and wash the prawns
  2. Marinate the prawns with 1 teaspoon each of pepper powder and chilly powder,1/2 teaspoon salt,turmeric powder and keep aside for around 30 mins.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the prawns and keep aside
  4. To the same pan add onions and saute till soft
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw smell fades away
  6. Add slit green chillies, tomatoes along with ingredients 6-12 and mix well
  7. Add prawns,water and cook in low flame for 5 min.
  8. Check for salt and spice requirements and and if required
  9. Add coconut milk,cook in medium flame for 2 mins then on high flame till the water evaporates and masala becomes thick.
  10. Move to a serving dish.
Serve hot with rice/ chapathi/ roti. Its simple delicious. 

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