Thursday, November 6, 2008



1.Prawns - 500gms
2.Onions - 2 medium size
3.Green chillies - 6
4.Ginger - 1 inch piece
5. Garlic cloves - 5
6.Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
7.Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
8.Oil for frying
9.Salt to taste
10.Tomato - 1 (optional)
11.Fresh corriander leaves for garnishing.


12.Cumin seeds - 2 tsps
13.Dried corriander seeds - 2tsps
14.Whole cloves - 4
15.Poppy seeds - 4 tsps
16.Cardamom - 1 pod
17.Cinnamon stick - small piece
18.Peanuts - 1 tbsp for a smooth taste.


1.Clean the prawns and drain water. Add and mix 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
2.Finely chop onions, green chillies, tomato, and fresh corriander leaves and keep them aside.
3. Make fine paste of ginger and garlic and keep it aside.
4. Make fine paste of all the above masalas and keep it aside.
5. Now take 5 spoons oil in a pan and preheat it for 2 minutes. Add finely chopped onions, chillies and fry them well until they turn golden.
6.Now add ginger and garlic paste to the above and fry them well for another 2 minutes.
7.Add marinated prawns to the fried contents and mix it well and fry them well for another 10 minutes.
8.Now add chilli powder, salt to taste and finely ground masala powder with 1/4 cup water.
9.Mix the contents well and let it cook for another 10 minutes. Add finely chopped tomato to it and let it cook for couple of minutes. Slowly oil starts to ooze..
10.Add fresh finely chopped corriander leaves for garnishing and stop the stove.
11.Serve it hot and enjoy.

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