Recipes - Goan Prawn/Shrimp Curry

½ kg. prawns -peeled and de-veined
1 cup coconut finely grated
Tamarind (size of a small lemon)
5-6 whole black pepper
1 tsp. turmeric powder
½ tsp. chilli powder
3-4 green chillies cut into half
1 tsp. coriander powder
1 tsp. cumin powder
2 onions- finely chopped
Salt to taste

Wash prawns and marinate with salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder.   Grind grated coconut with tamarind and black pepper to fine paste. Set aside.  In little oil, (1-2 tsp) fry onions till golden brown.   Add coriander,cumin powder and prawns , for a minute. Add  1 cup of water  with cut green chillies .Cover & cook.  Once prawns are cooked (to check take a piece out and try to break it - if it easily does then it's cooked) add coconut paste to it.  Let the curry boil, uncovered for 5-10 minutes.  Adjust the consistency by adding water. Add salt if required.  Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with plain white rice

Tip: For great taste, cook this curry 2-3 hours before serving.

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  • cecilia, mangalore

    Wed, Sep 28 2016

    We would like to have some many more mangalorean recipes like jackfruit mandas, fish & chicken items. Thanks for your recipes which are already too good n easy to prepare.

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