My friend Nithin Joy’s post “Beef Thengakothu”. Thanks to Nithin’s Mom for this wonderful lip
smacking and aromatic recipe. I got tempted seeing the pic of Beef kothu, Since
we don’t eat Beef I tried this with prawns which came out awesome. This is a very good starter as well as side
½ kg , cleaned and deveined
Onion - 2 no’s , medium
Garlic - 4
Ginger - 1’’ piece, chopped
chillies - 6 no’s
½ cup thinly sliced
FOR GRINDING MASALA
heat 2 tbsp oil in kadai, add jeera
seeds, add onion cubes, slit green chillies, chopped ginger, garlic and few
curry leaves. Fry till the onion becomes
brown in colour.
Add chilly powder, turmeric powder,
coriander powder, meat masala, garam
masala and pinch of salt. Fry this in low flame till masala become dark and
nice aroma comes. Let it cool for some
time and grind into fine paste.
Take a pan, add little oil, then add
grounded masala, fry till it becomes dark color, then add cleaned prawns mix it
well add little water(semi thick gravy) cook 10 to 15 minutes.
Heat oil in another pan, add finely
chopped ginger, garlic, slit green chilly, onion and sliced coconut pieces. Fry
till light brown, add this to prawns mix.
Then add few curry leaves and pepper powder cook till it becomes dry.