Prawns -- ½ kgPreparation of Prawns Curry:
Drumsticks -- 2 – 3 pieces ( Optional )
Finely chopped onions -- ½ cup
Green chillies -- 2 – 3
Tomato -- 1 medium size
Garlic -- 1 big clove
Ginger -- 1 small piece
Tamarind -- A small ball (walnut size)
Turmeric Powder -- ¼ tsp
Chilly Powder -- 1 tbsp
Coconut milk -- 1 cup
Mustard Seeds -- 1 tsp
Curry Leaves -- 1 spring
Oil -- 2 tbsp
Salt -- to taste
Soak the tamarind ball in water. Clean the prawns and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter the mustard seeds. Add the onions, tomato, green chillies, garlic and ginger. Fry until the onions and tomatoes are smashed. Add the turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt.
Squeeze the tamarind and pour the juice into the pan. Once it starts boiling, add prawns and the drumstick pieces.
Add the coconut milk when the prawns are half cooked.
Let the prawns get completed cooked. Garnish with curry leaves.
Serve hot with rice / dosa / kappa puzhukku.