Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Andra Style Prawn Masala Fry


1/2 kg cooked Prawns 

1 tsp garam masala powder

1 tsp red chilli powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

4-5 green chilli roughly chopped

3 cloves of garlic

1 piece of ginger

2 cloves

1' cinnamon stick

1 white onion sliced

3 sprigs curry leaves

4 cloves of garlic sliced

1/2 cup coconut milk

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil


  • Grind ginger,garlic,cinnamon,and cloves with a little water to a fine paste
  • Marinate the prawns with turmeric powder,red chilli powder,garam masala powder and salt 
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the paste and fry till raw smell disappears
  • Add onion and fry till brown, then add green chillies,1 sprig of curry leaves and fry for a while
  • Now add marinated prawns and fry for 10 minutes on a low flame
  • Then add 1/2 cup water and allow it to boil
  • Add coconut milk and stir till the gravy becomes thick 
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in another pan add sliced garlic and fry till brown and then 2 sprigs of curry leaves, fry for 1 minute and then add this tempering to the gravy and cook for 5 -10 minutes
  • Serve Hot with steamed rice

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