Monday, February 27, 2012

Prawn- Drumstick curry


Prawns : 500gms (medium sized , shelled and cleaned)
Tomato :1
green chilli:1
drumstick :1( cleaned and cut into two inches length)
Chilli powder : 1 tbsp
Corriander powder : 1tbsp
Turmeric : 1 pinch
Garam masala : 1tsp
oil: 3 tbsp
Curry leaves : few
Salt to taste,
Corriander leaves for garnishing.

seasoning :
Bay leaves, star anees

For masala:

Grated coconut : 1 small cup
Poppy seeds : 1 table spoon
ginger garlic paste : 1 table spoon
cloves: 2 numbers
cinamon: small piece

Grind all the ingredients specified for the masala into a fine paste.

Method of preparation.

Heat oil in a pan.   Add the bay leaves and star anees and saute for two minutes then add chopped onions and saute.  Add the masala and fry until the raw smell goes.   Add tomatoes and salt and cook till the tomatoes are done.  Add curry leaves, chilli powder, corriander powder and turmeric and saute a little. Add the drumstick pieces and the prawns and saute for few minutes and then pour 150 ml of water and simmer until the gravy becomes thick and the drumstick and prawns are cooked.  Add the garam masala and garnish with corriander leaves.

serve hot with rice, roti's or dosa.

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