Prawn/Shrimp - 1 lb (shelled and deveined)
Cloves - 2 nos
Cinammon - 1 inch stick
Green cardamoms - 2 nos
Onion - 2 medium size
Green chillies - 3 nos
ginger & garlic paste - 1 tbsp
turmeric powder - 1/4th tsp
red chilli powder
Corainder powder(daniya powder)- 2 tsp
garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Corainder leaves for garnishing
spring onion for garnishing
curry leaves - 2 stalks
1 . First to remove the raw smell from prawns we have to cook them separetly.so for that mix prawns with 1/2 tsp salt,pinch turmeric.add this to the pan keep it in medium flame and cook it,no need to add oil,also no need to cover the pan.
2 . After few minutes the water from prawns evaporates and it gets cooked.
remove from flame and keep the cooked prawns aside.
3 . Take a pan add 2 tbsp of oil (can use the same pan or separate one),to it add the cinnamon,cloves and cardamom after few sec's add chopped onions and julienned chillies.fry until the onions become translucent.
4 . then add ginger & garlic paste and curry leaves fry till the raw smell vanishes.
5 . then add the cooked shrimp,red chilli pwd,salt,corainder pwd,and garam masala pwd.mix well and let it cook for few more mins,Adjust spices according to your taste.then finally add chopped corainder leaves and switch of the flame.
6 . garnish with spring onion
thats it...prawn fry is very easy to make.
many add tomato ,poppy seeds,or even coconut pwd but i prefer to do in this way.
Wednesday, December 24, 2008