Yet another Kerala special prawns dish- delicious prawns masala in creamy coconut milk!!!!!
Prawns: 500 gms
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves: 2 sprigs
Onions: 2 sliced
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tsp
Green Chillies: 3 slit
Tomato: 1 medium sliced round
Kudam puli/Cocum: 3
Kashmiri Chilly powder: 1 heaped tsp
Coriander Powder: 2 level tsp
Fenugreek Powder: 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala: 1/2 tsp
Perinjeerakam/Fennel Powder: 1/4 tsp
Pepper Powder: 1/4 tsp
Thick Coconut Milk: 1 cup
Oil and Salt: as required
Deshell and devein the prawns.
Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard and curry leaves.
Throw in the onions and green chillies and saute till wilted.
Now add the chilly powder, turmeric powder coriander powder, fenugreek powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder.
Saute properly till the raw smell is gone.
Now add the prawns and mix properly so that the masalas get coated properly on the prawns.
Pour a cup of water, cocum, salt and let it cook on low flame.
When it is almost done, add the fennel powder, the round slices of tomato and let it again cook till done (a minute or so)
Now add the thick coconut milk and when it boils along the edges, take off fire.
Serve warm with rice or chapatis.