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Thursday, 14 February, 2008

Prawn Korma

Ingredients:

  1. 1 kg. cleaned medium sized prawns
  2. 4 green chillies sliced thinly
  3. 2 medium sized onions sliced thinly
  4. 1 inch ginger sliced thinly
  5. 4 cloves of garlic sliced thinly
  6. 2 tomatoes sliced
  7. 50 gms of tamarind juice
  8. 3 tsp. of coriander powder
  9. 2 1/2 tsp. of chilli powder
  10. 1 tsp. of turmeric powder
  11. 1 tin coconut milk
  12. curry leaves (optional)
  13. 1 tblsp. oil
  14. 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  15. salt according to taste

Method:

  • Heat oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Put in items from 2 to 5 and curry leaves and saute until slightly brown.
  • Now add all the powder spices i.e. coriander, chilli and turmeric and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add 1/5th of the coconut milk with 1 glass water and the turmeric juice.
  • Add the cleaned prawns and salt, let it cook on low fire. When the prawns are half done add cut tomatoes and cook until fully done.
  • Add rest of the coconut milk and let it simmer until the gravy is of the required constituency.