SPICY PRAWN MASALA



Today's recipe is a very spicy prawn masala. Mouth is already watering????.......well......it should be! Coz it was a FANTABULOUSLY BEEEEEEEEE UUUU tiful dish! 
You guys must definitely give this a shot. Its super easy and very impressive. Prawns cook really fast. So even if you're an amateur cook, this will give you the boost you need.So no need to worry if the prawns are cooked or not. ITS DEFINITELY cooked through!


The list of ingredients look loooong and daunting. But they are just kitchen essentials....Bet you already have them ....so no excuses!!! ;)

My house smells delicious today. Indian cooking can be smelt a mile away. The aroma of frying ginger garlic....the smell of cinnamon.....the curry leaves as it hits the oil........ahhhh! glad Im Indian!
I comfort myself thinking its a healthier recipe then the 'fried' recipes or the 'varuvals' :) 
This dish goes well as a side for dals, rasam, pulao's.........u name it! even for roti's! 




INGREDIENTS:
Medium sized Prawns - 3/4 kg( washed and de-veined)
oil for cooking
cardamoms - 2
cloves - 3
cinnamon - 3 inch piece
onions, chopped - 2
small green chillies, slit - 3
ginger garlic paste - 1 heaped tbsp
tomatoes, chopped - 1
tomato paste - 2 tbsp
chili powder - 1.5 tsps
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
coriander powder - 1 tsp
cumin powder - 1.5 tsps
black pepper powder - 1 tsp
fresh coriander leaves, chopped - 2 tbsps
ghee - 1 tbsp
curry leaves - 2 long stems
salt

PROCESS:
  • In a wok, heat some oil. Add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms
  • Add the onions and green chilies and saute till it turns slightly brown.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add the tomatoes. Stir and close and let it cook.
  • After a few minutes the tomatoes would have become soft. Add the spices.(chilli powder, cumin, turmeric, pepper powder, coriander powder)
  • Add a tiny bit of salt. (we can add more after we add the prawns)Then add the tomato paste.
  • once the ingredients have all come together, add the prawns. Add more salt. Add fresh coriander leaves.
  • after about 3-4 minutes add about 1/2 cup of water. cover and cook till the prawns are cooked and the water disappears.
  • when there is  no more water left in the pan, add the ghee and the curry leaves. stir for about 15 seconds and then switch off the stove.



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