"Prawn-Delicious From Gods Own"

Mike Chetty

By
@MikesKitchen

I was challenged whilst on vacation to cook up a main course at Marissa beach resort Sri Lanka for New Year's Eve dinner. The main had to be seafood, HOT adding spice for lovers.I took up the challenge and created a curry dish...This main was served to 150 guest's and was placed 1st...The dish was called "Prawn-Delicious from Gods Own"


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

1 kg large
tiger prawns, shelled
1 medium
brown spanish onion diced
3 medium
ripe tomatoes diced
3 tsp
fresh garlic and ginger paste
1 tsp
turmeric powder
1 1/2 tsp
red chili flakes
2 tsp
lightly toasted & ground coriander seeds
1 c
lite coconut milk
1 tsp
garam masala
1/2 c
low fat yoghurt
1 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper fresh
1 tsp
lightly toasted & ground cumin seeds fresh
4 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
coriander leaves chopped fresh
1 tsp
table salt
1
star anise,cinnamon stick,clove,black cardomom

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Shell and Devein prawns then place prawns in large glass dish and sprinkle 1 tablespoon salt and cover with water for 3 minutes then rinse thoroughly.Pat dry prawns with a clean tea towel, next make a marinade using 1 table spoon ginger garlic paste,1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon red chili flakes, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 cup low fat yogurt,1 tablespoon lemon juice. Mix prawns well in marinade and cover with cling wrap and allow to stand for 30 minutes.

Heat oil - Add whole spices viz. star anise, cinnamon stick,clove, black cardamon and fry for 3 minutes.
2
Add Ginger & Garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes.
3
Add diced onion and saute until it becomes soft and opaque about 5 minutes.
4
Add chili flakes, Turmeric, Ground Coriander and saute for 5 minutes until you smell the aroma of the spices.
5
Add diced tomatoes and table salt and cook for another 5 minutes until tomatoes breaks down and dissolves and the olive oil rises to the surface.
6
Add prawns with the marinade and stir well and allow the curry to cook on medium heat until prawns changes color.
7
Add the light coconut milk and stir well simmer covered for 8 minutes.
8
sprinkle the ground Cumin powder,garam masala and black pepper over the curry and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Seafood, #Prawns