Special Prawns Thali – Konkani Style – Part II
As promised in my earlier post, here’s the recipe for the next dish in the plate served above.
Prawn Curry (Second from left).
Recipe copied from here
Prawns – ½ kg, shelled and deveined
Onions – 2, medium size, finely sliced
Ginger – 1/2-inch piece, finely chopped and crushed
Garlic – 3 beads, whole, crushed
Curry leaves – a sprig
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1 teaspoon
Green chillies – 4, fresh, medium size, medium hot, sliced length-wise
Yogurt/curd – 2 cups
Salt – 1 teaspoon or adjusted to taste
Heat oil in a fry pan and when very hot put in the onions, ginger, garlic, and curry leaves. When onions turns limp, add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and fry for a minute. Add the prawns and yogurt along with half a cup of hot water and stir well. Bring slowly to the boil; toss in the green chillies and salt. Simmer and cook the prawns for approx 5 minutes or until prawns are well cooked. Serve hot and enjoy!.
Tip:This curry can be made even without Yogurt. Simmer and cook well in only water and you’ll still have a tasty curry 🙂