Thursday, June 12, 2008


Prawn tamarind curry
250 g Prawn
3-5 red chilli whole or kashmiri chilli
walnut sized lumps of Tamarind
1/2 t jeera (cumin seeds)
3- 5 pepper corns
1 t coriander seeds
3-4 cloves garlic
1 -2 onion
1/4 t turmeric powder
1/2 piece ginger
2 green chilli
1/4 cup fresh coconutes
salt to taste
  • Clean and de- vein prawns .keep aside
  • Roast the red chilli,cumin seeds,pepper corns,and coriander seeds lightly and cool grind along with garlic and coconuts
  • chop onion and ginger and green chillis finely
  • soak the tamarind in a cup of water and take and squeezed the pulp and take out for the tamarind juice.
  • heat oil and fry onion till brown,add the ground red chilli masala and fry till the oil separates.
  • add chopped green chill,ginger ,turmeric powder and salt and prawns fry for few minutes and add the tamarind pulp and 1 cup of water .let it come to boil for 5- 10 minutes till the prawn cooked ,then reduce heat and simmer till prawn tender and the gravy thick
  • serve hot with rice or roti

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