Ingredients: ½ kg prawns (pealed and cleaned) 20 long red chillies 6 short red chillies 5 green chillies 15 cloves of garlic 3-table spoons grated ginger 2-tea spoons turmeric powder 1-teaspoon cumin seed 1-teaspoon black pepper 1-cup oil ½ cup white vinegar Curry leaves (sufficient qty)
Grind into paste cumin seed, black pepper, long & short red chillies and One-teaspoon turmeric powder in vinegar and keep aside. (Dilute vinegar in water And add while grinding.) Clean and wash prawns and remove water completely. Mix the prawns in 1 Teaspoon of turmeric powder and salt and keep marinated for 1 hour. Fry the prawns in oil till brown. Cut green chillies, ginger and garlic into small pieces and fry it in 1-cup Oil. When half fried, add curry leaves and fry till turns brown. Add ground masala to the above and fry on slow fire till masala is well Fried. Add salt to taste. Add prawns to the masala and simmer for 5 minutes.
Thursday, December 06, 2012
My mother who is no more, always said "use boiled and cooled salt water" to grind masala of any pickle, too much vinegar is not good