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Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Prawns cooked in coconut milk

                        Kerala style - Chemeen palu curry/ Prawns cooked in coconut milk

Cooking with my buddy  Athira Ram

Serves-3/4

Ingredients

Chemeen/prawns-300g
 Oil-tbsp+1 tsp(strongly recommend coconut oil)
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Ginger-1 inch piece
Garlic-4/5 pods
Shallots/pearl onion/kujulli/ulli-1/3 cup
Tomato-2
Haldi/turmeric powder-1/2 tsp                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Malli podi /coriander powder-1-2 tsp
Red chillli powder/mulagu podi-1-2 tsp
Salt-1-tsp
Thick coconut milk-1 1/4 cup
 Curry leaves-a handful

Method

1. Wash, clean and de-vein the prawns. Keep it aside.

2. Heat coconut oil in a pan; once it’s hot add mustard seeds. Allow them to pop up.

3. Now add in finely chopped ginger and garlic and saute for few minutes.

4. Now it’s time to add in the sliced shallots. Saute till they become soft and translucent.

5. Add all the spice powders. Give them a good mix.

6. Add the chopped tomatoes & little salt and cook till they are mushy. If the mixture sticks to the bottom of the pan you can add 1 -3 tbsp of water and mix well and cook.

7. Pour in the thick coconut milk, salt and bring it to a boil.

8. Now time to add  the final ingredient ,prawns & mix well. Cover and cook for few seconds.

9. Once prawns are done, do a taste test.

10. Now add a handful of curry leaves and drizzle few drops of coconut oil .

11. Cover the pan with a lid. Open it only after few minutes so that the flavor of curry leaves will blend nicely along with coconut oil into the curry..

12. Enjoy

For other prawns recipes use the links below

Kerala style prawns masala:
http://manjuvinodzkitchen.blogspot.in/2014/07/prawns-masala-prawns-100g-onion-2.html

Prawns and mango curry /konjumanga
http://manjuvinodzkitchen.blogspot.in/2014/07/prawns-and-mango-currykonjum-manga.html

Prawns curry
http://manjuvinodzkitchen.blogspot.in/2014/10/prawns-currychemeen-curry-ingredients.html

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