South Indian chettinad prawns
Prawns - 100 gms
Onion - 1 thin sliced
Tomato - 1/2
turmeric powder - 1 tsp
corainder leaves and curry leaves
Mustard seed - 1 tsp
salt to taste
Coconut - 1 1/2 cup
Red chillies - 10
Sombu ( Big jeera) - 2 tsp
Grind the above well with 1/4 cup of water
Heat 6 tsp of oil in a pan , add 1 tsp of mustard seeds along with curry leaves.
Then add the onions after the mustard seeds splatter , let the oil to fry for
about 2- 4 minutes until they are golden brown.
Then add the tomatoes and the ground coconut paste. Let the paste cook for about
10 minutes in simmer , add 1 tsp of turmeric powder and salt to taste.
Wait till the oil seperates out of the ground masala. Then add the prwans
wait until 5 - 6 minutes until the prawns are cooked, do not cook them for a
Remove from the stove and add coriander leaves.
Do not cook the prawns for too long , they will become very elastic.
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