Goan Style Prawn Curry

by Anuja Nevagi

Ingredients:

  • 500 gms prawns cleaned & deveined,
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • 3 slit green chillies
  • 4 tbsp oil,salt to taste.

Masala to grind:

  • 1 heaped cup grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp corriander seeds
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • half lemon sized tamarind
  • 3 garlic cloves.

Method:

  1. Grind the masala to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat a pan,add oil.
  3. Add chopped onion and saute till translucent.
  4. Add green chillies.
  5. Add prawns, saute till half done.
  6. Add masala paste and add 2 cups hot water.
  7. Keep stirring on slow gas.
  8. Add salt as per choice, bring it to a boil and put the flame off.
  9. Enjoy hot with steamed rice or bhakri.

Notes

  • Do not over boil the curry to avoid the prawns turning rubbery.