Monday, April 9, 2012

Prawn Curry - Granny Style

My great granny is a specialist in preparing this curry. We used to enjoy this curry ,when we go to her house.
She used to prepare the curry using a mud pot.It gives additioinal aroma and taste to the curry.This curry is flavourfull,as we are adding drumstick.Whenever I prepare this curry, my memories go years back.This curry goes well with rice,idli,dosai and even for roti. Enjoy this curry friends.


Ingredients:
1.Prawn                   -           1 pound
2.Drumstick             -            1/2 cup
3.potato                    -            1/2 (cooked)
4.Onion                    -             1/2 chopped
5.Tomato                  -            1 chopped
6.Garlic pods           -             4
7.Chilli pwdr           -             1 tbsp
8.Turmeric pwdr      -             a pinch
9.Tamarind extract   -              1/2 cup

For tempering:
1.Mustard seeds        -         1/2 tsp
2.Cumin seeds           -         1/2 tsp
3.Methi seeds            -         few
4.Curry leaves           -         few

Method:
* Take a pan,add oil and temper with the tempering ingredients.
* Add chopped onion and saute it well.
* Add the garlic pods and mix it well.
* Dump in the chopped tomatoes and sprinkle salt to it.
* When the tomato is mashed ,add the veges and give it a toss.
* When the veges are partially cooked,add the prawns.
* When the prawns are semi cooked,add chilli pwdr,turmeric pwdr and give it a toss.
* Let the raw smell of the chilli pwdr escapes.
* Now add tamarind juice and required water.
* Let the curry boil well.
* Turn off the curry and garnish with cilantro.

19 comments:

Shobha said...

When it is granny's recipe, it has to be awesome..there is extra flavour of LOVE added to it.

Suja Manoj said...

Yummy curry,looks so tempting,sure it must have tasted super yum

R said...

looks amazing!

Asiya Omar said...

Super.Looks delicious.

Mélange said...

Wow..am drooling here..A very nice recipe to have.Thanks for sharing.

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Granny's recipe will always rock !

Sayantani said...

Grannies are the BEST. yummt curry.

Vimitha Anand said...

Yummy curry... Perfect for rice...

Priya dharshini said...

Same pinch..I too have posted grandma's recipe..yummy version of prawn curry,i am planning to try..

Chandrani said...

Spicy and yummy prawn curry...

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S.Menaga said...

Am not a big fan of prawn recipe...My mom also prepare this curry same way,looks very nice!!

hemalata said...

Prawn curry looks so delicious n flavorful.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

old is gold. Looks super duper...all I need is some rice

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

G.Pavani said...

mouthwatering n delicious curry..

Priya said...

We do the same way too with loads of veggies, makes me hungry..

Suparna said...

traditional granny recipes can never go wrong on taste :P looks yummm

Kalyani said...

looks amazing and delicious curry ......

maha said...

Wow!!such a healthy and delicious curry,will try it soon....
maha

GEETHA ACHAL said...

wow...tempting yummy granny curry...Thanks...

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