Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Prawn Korma/Kurma Recipe (Prawnscooked in a thick cashew nut gravy)


Prawns, shelled                                                         1 cup
Curd, beaten                                                             1/2 cup
Til                                                                             1 tsp.
Poppy seeds(khus-khus)                                           1 tsp.
Cashewnuts                                                              A handful
Green chilies, slit lengthwise                                      3 nos.
Ginger garlic paste                                                    1/2 tsp.
Garam Masala                                                           1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder                                                     1/4 tsp.
Coriander, chopped                                                 As required
Oil                                                                          1 1/2 tbsps.
Salt                                                                         To taste


1.Grind the cashewnuts, til, poppy seeds and coriander to a fine paste.
2.Marinade the prawns with curd, ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, turmeric powder and salt.
3.Heat oil in a kadai and fry the ground paste till the oil separates.
4.Add the marinated prawns, add water if needed and cook till a thick gravy is formed.
5.Serve hot sprinkled with garam masala.


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