Sunday, 23 February 2020

Coconut Prawns Fry



While travelling to Goa,  we stopped for lunch at a small hotel at somewhere in Karnataka (I don’t remember exact place or hotel name).  we ordered fish curry meals, along with meals they served one fish side dish which we liked very much.   The taste of the side dish was in my mind for a long time and I thought of preparing a fish dish inspired by those flavours.   I thought that masala wlll be more suitable for prawns.   Without wasting time, I tried  this with prawns and it came out better than expected. I am sure that you all will love it.



Ingredients

Prawns                   - 1cup
Onion                      - 1 medium size
Grated coconut     - 1 cup
Fennel seeds         - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds      - 1 tsp
Ginger                     - 1 inch piece
Garlic                       - 8 to 10 cloves
Red Chilli powder  - 3 tsp
Garam masala       -  1/4 tsp
salt to taste
Oil for cooking
Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method

Clean prawns and keep aside.

Make Powder of coriander seeds and fennel seeds, then add ginger, garlic, chilli powder, salt and little water and make thick paste.

Marinate this paste with prawns and keep aside atleast for 15 min to 30 min.

Heat oil in tawa, fry the prawns till done. Take fried prawns in a bowl, add little oil, fry chopped onion till light pink, then add grated coconut, fry for few seconds, then add little salt, 1/4 tsp of  chilli powder and garam masala powder, again fry for few seconds, then add fried prawns and mix well.  Garnish with corriander leaves.

Yummy Coconut prawns fry ready to serve.


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