Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Prawn Malai curry(Shrimp in coconut milk gravy)

Prawn malai curry is a Bengali recipe. I must say Oriya cuisine and Bengali cuisine are almost same instead of few variation. I love Bengali foods and also my husband. I am sure everybody will like this recipe. Here is the ingredient and process to make the recipe.

1lb Prawn
1tbs Turmeric
2 small Bay leaf
1tbs grated Ginger
1tbs grated Garlic
1/2 cup chopped Onion
1/2cup chopped Tomato
!tsp Garam Masala
1/2tsp Red Chilly Powder
1/2tsp Cumin Powder
1/2tsp Fish Masala
1small can or 1/2 of 14oz Coconut milk
1/2cup water
Mustard Oil
Green chilly to taste
Salt to taste

Marinate the prawn with salt and turmeric. 
In a pan heat up 2 tbs of mustard oil and fry the marinated onion until the prawn starts to change the color.
Remove from heat and keep aside.
In the same pan add 2 tbs of mustard oil, add bay leaf, add chopped onion and fry that until the onion gets translucent. 
Now add the chopped ginger and garlic stir for 2-3 minutes. 
Then add the cumin powder, chilly powder, fish masala,chopped tomato and salt.
Stir the mixture and cooked it until the mixture starts to leave oil.
Add coconut milk, water and stir the mixture for 2-3 minutes.
Add the fried prawns and bring it to boil. Here you can adjust the water and the salt to your taste.
At the end add the green chilly and the garam masala.
Remove from heat and serve with rice.