Sunday, January 10, 2010


1. Prawns - ½ kg
2. Pearl onion chopped - 2 no s
3. Ginger garlic crushed - 3 tabs
4. Chilly powder - 1 ½ tsp
5. Coriander powder - ½ tsp
6. Tamarind - 1 big lemon size
7. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
8. Curry leaves - few
9. Coriander leaves - few
10. salt - to taste
11. Oil -

How to prepare:

1. Wash and clean the prawns and squeeze the water completely and keep it aside.
2. Soak the tamarind in ½ cup of water and extract its juice and set aside. In a small bowl combine chilly powder, coriander powder and pepper powder, salt, crushed ginger garlic and curry leaves and apply this paste to prawns and keep aside for 10 minutes.
3. In clay vessel or pan, put the tamarind extract and marinated prawns mix well, add a little bit of water and cook it on a medium flame until the prawns get cooked and dry.
4. In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds , when they splutters add chopped pearl onions and curry leaves sauté them well till they turn golden brown.(look the prawns and toss it.)
5. Add these sauted pearl onions into the prawns and mix it well and heat it on a medium flame for 5 minutes and turn of the fire.
6. Serve it hot by garnishing with green chilly or curry leaves.


  1. adipoli prawns piralen..ente fav annu..yummy yumm

  2. yes itz my favourite too..thanks sarah..

  3. Oh...This looks delicious dear....