Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Shrimp Masala

1. Shrimp/ Prawns 35-40 nos
2. Onions 2 large
3. Green onions 5-6 nos
4. Green Coriander chopped 1/2 cup
5. Green chillies 3-4
6. Red chilli 2 tsp
7. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
8. Salt according to taste
9. Oil 4 tbsp
10. Ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp

1. Very finely slice the 2 onions, green coriander, green chillies and green onions(along with the green part)
2. In a bowl add the sliced onions, green chillies, green coriander, green onions, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and 2 tbsp oil. Mix all these very well and try to mash all the masala with your hand till the onion softens(the more you mash the better it is)
3. Keep it aside for half an hour, then again mash it for a good 10 mintues
4. Add oil in a pan, put this mashed masala in the pan and transfer washed prawns/shrimp into this (u dont have to mix it ). Add 4-5 tbsp of water to it
5. Keep the pan on high flame till the water in the pan starts boiling
6. Cover pan with a lid and let it cook on medium flame for 20 -30 mintues
7. Check the gravy, stir it once and again on low flame let it cook till all the water evaporates and thick gravy is formed(all the onions are mashed into a pulp)
8. Garnish with coriander leaves and onion greens and serve hot with zeera rice

Tip: Dont stir the recipe with any spoon, it might brake the prawns

1 comment:

  1. Hi ! Yet another exotic looking recipe from your kitchen. I admire the speed at which you whip up a recipe. As always wishing you higher energy and strength.