Thursday, July 8, 2010

Mom's Prawn Curry

This is a  simple prawn curry which my mom used to make, yet it taste delicious.If i have to say something is favourite food for my dad, prawns has to be first in the list. My favourite too. I still remember those lazy weekends when my mom used to prepare parathas and this curry for breakfast, i just  sit and enjoy those delicious breakfast. So i'm sending my dad's favourite curry prepared in my mom's style to Jay's I Love My Dad Event
Serves 3 to 4
Ingredients:
Prawns- 500 g
Onion- 1 medium sized finely chopped
Tomato- 1 medium sized finely chopped
Garlic-3 pods finely chopped
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Green chilli-2
Coconut milk-1/2 cup
Salt as required
Oil-1 tbsp
Seasoning:
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 stalk
Method:
Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add the mustard seeds when they start spluttering, add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
Add the finely chopped onions and fry it till they become translucent, now add tomatoes, stir well. Keep the flame in medium, cover the pan and cook till the tomatoes are soft. Add the masala powders and stir well. Now add the prawns and stir  well till the gravy gets coated in the prawns. Add 1/2 cup of coconut milk along with 1/2 cup of water, green chilli and salt. Cover the pan and cook till prawn is cooked and oil floats on top. Switch off the flame.
Serve the curry warm with rice, chapathi or even idli's and idiyappam.

21 comments:

Divya Vikram said...

Super curry. Looks delicious.

Chef Dennis said...

your prawn curry looks delicious!! what a wonderful tasty dish, thanks so much for sharing!

Raina said...

This looks delicious. Even better that it has such nice memories for you:)

Yummy Team said...

Love this delicious curry with rice..Sounds really easy to prepare..

Jay said...

Yum..! wat a delicious prawn curry....! very impressed with your presentation...!
Thanx for this lovely entry to the event "I Love my Dad"

aipi said...

Looks great and there's nothing better than mama' s recipe..! Btw thanks for visiting my blog..:) keep in touch.

Suhaina said...

super! i simply love this curry. looks so good.

PranisKitchen said...

delicious and yummy aysha.. mom's recipes are always demanded

Nitha said...

Delicious prawns curry..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Curry looks delicious and nice color...
Deepa

Hamaree Rasoi

Neha said...

looks good umm...mom's recipes are always yummy :D

Priya said...

Delicious prawn curry, feel like having some with rice immediately, very tempting.

An Open Book said...

would have been nice and spicy..have it with rice and im sure il be satisfied

Rach said...

This must be really yumm with idiappam, appam, dosa etc. Very simple too, will try it sometime.

இளம் தூயவன் said...

Super.........

MaryMoh said...

Curry is always my top favourite. It's so good with rice. Love your prawn curry. Looks very delicious.

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

yummy & delicious curry!!

Mary said...

It is a lovely curry. I can see why your father enjoyed it so. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

girlichef said...

Oh, that sounds nice...I love a good curry! Perfect summer heat dish =)

Umm Mymoonah said...

Thank you everyone for your lovely sweet comments.
Thank you Chef Dennis, Aipi and Illam Thuyavan for visiting my blog and leaving your valuable comments.

Carla and Michael said...

I love this. Hubby is not a big fan of ready made curry powders, so this is definately one I could pass off on him. I am a fan of anything curry.
Thanks.

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