Wednesday 9 September 2015

Andhra Prawns Fry


Prawns                              --  ½ kg  cleaned

Chilly powder                  --   2 tsp

Turmeric                           --  ¼ tsp

Ginger garlic paste         --   2 tsp

Lemon juice                     --   2 tsp

Salt to taste

Onions                               --  2 medium sized

Ginger finely chopped   --  1 tsp

Kasuri methi                    --  2 tsp

Coriander powder          --  1 tsp

Curry leaves                     --  few

Garam masala powder  --  ½ tsp

Mustard seeds                 --  ½ tsp

Urad dal                            --   ½ tsp

Coriander leaves             --   1 tbsp (optional)

Grated coconut               --    ¼ cup



Wash and clean the prawns, remove the black thread from the prawns, then add ½ tsp of chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice mix  well and marinate it for 20 to 30 minutes.
Transfer marinated prawns to the cooking pan, sprinkle little water and heat the prawns. 
 Then the prawns will become curled.  Cook till no water is left in the pan. 
Transfer the prawns  to another bowl, then add oil to the same pan, add mustard seeds when it splutter add urad dal fry till light brown, then add garlic and onion, when the onion and garlic turns light brown add curry leaves fry for a minute then add coriander powder, chilly powder, garam masala powder fry for  a minute then add cooked prawns.
  Crush kasuri methi with hands and add to the prawns, add coriander leaves chopped and grated coconut mix well. 
 If required sprinkle little water mix it well cook in a low flame till coconut gets crisp and light brown in colour.
yummy yummy

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