#CurryInaHurry#Prawns anyone? 

This morning I opened up my freezer and found a packet of prawn that literally called out to me ‘Cook me !cook me !’

   
So I gathered together 

  • 300 g medium prawn shelled and deveined 
  • 1 onion (grated)
  • 1 tomato (grated)
  • 2 tbsps cooking oil
  • 1/2 tspn garlic ginger paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 peppercorns 
  • 2 cloves 
  • 1/4 tspn turmeric powder 
  • 1/4 tspn freshly made garam masala powder 
  • 1/4 tspn godamasala
  • 1/2 packet coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander

And here’s what I did

  1. I heated up the oil in a karahi and then added the bay leaf, peppercorns and cloves.
  2. I quickly added the onion and garlic ginger and gave it a good stir .
  3. When the onions turned translucent,I added the spice powders and gave it a good stir.
  4. Then I added the tomato and let it cook for a minute till the oil began to glisten.
  5. Then I dunked in the prawn sprinkled some salt for taste. I have it a good stir before lowering the heat and allowing it to simmer for a minute.
  6. Then to finish off, I added the coconut milk and chopped coriander. I allowed the curry to bubble for 2 more minutes before turning off the heat.

I will serve this with hot phulka or steamed rice. This easily serves 2 as a main dish but can stretch to feed 4 if combined with other dishes on the table like daal,vegetables and salad .

To make  authentic godamasala refer to my book ‘The Fragrance of Mango Blossoms ‘ which can be downloaded (free for Kindle users ) from Amazon. Else order your hard copy from the publishers directly at Popular Prakashan. 

Happy eating!

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bellybytes

An accidental cook who likes to travel, read, watch movies and do yoga. Currently busy with full time granny duties.

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