Special Prawn Curry

Home made prawn curry with asafoetida water

Special Prawn Curry

Home made prawn curry with asafoetida water

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Vineetha Biju

Published On: 08 Jun 2014

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • White prawns : 250 gm
    Coconut grated : ½ coconut
    Whole red short chillies - spicy : 6 – 8 nos
    Kashmiri chillies : 1 – 2 nos
    Small ball of tamarind : ¼ lime sized
    Asafoetida (Hing) : 1” pc
    Turmeric powder : ¼ tsp
    Salt : as reqd

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1

Shell, de -vein and clean the prawns.

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Step 2

Soak the asafoetida piece in a bowl of hot water and keep aside.

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Step 3

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Step 4

Grind coconut, chillies, tamarind and salt adding little water into a very smooth paste.

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Step 5

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Step 6

Transfer the ground coconut paste into a pan and add turmeric powder.

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Step 7

Rub the asafoetida piece with your fingers to get asafoetida water and add it to the coconut paste in the pan.

Step 8

You will not require to use the whole piece of asafoetida, use only as much as required to get the flavor of asafoetida in the curry.

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Step 9

Add enough water to have a curry consistency. Add prawns and cook until soft.

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Step 10

When the curry comes to a boil the prawns will be cooked.

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Step 11

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Step 12

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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