500 gms prawns cleaned and deveined
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp pepper powder
5-6 kashmiri chillies
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 lime size ball of tamarind
6 cloves of garlic
1/2 inch piece ginger
1 green chillies but lengthwise into strips
Start off by cleaning and deveining the prawns. Add salt,pepper and turmeric and set aside.
Wash the kashmiri chiilies and add them to a blender along with the other ingredients given for blending. Add a few tablespoons of water and grind to a fine paste.
In a pan heat 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and fry the onions till translucent. Add the tomatoes and cook till mushy.
Add the prawns and stir well and fry for exactly two minutes. Then add the ground paste and fry for 5-7 minutes till the masala changes colour.
Then add one and a half cup of water to the blender jar and add that into the curry and give everything a good mix. Adjust salt and add in a teaspoon of sugar to balance out the flavour. Cover on cook on a medium to low flame for 8 minutes. Add the slit green chillies and give it a good stir.
Your delicious,tangy and spicy prawn curry is ready. Taste best with steamed rice.