Serves - 4
Total cooking time - 30 minutes marination + 30 minutes cooking
Recipe Source - Vanitha
Prawns/chemmeen - 1/2 kg
Kokum/Fish tamarind/Kudampuli - 3-4 pieces
Kashmiri red chili powder - 1 table spoon
Coriander powder - 1/2 table spoon
Turemeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Crushed peppercorns - 1/2 tea spoon
Ginger crushed - an inch piece
Garlic crushed - 5-6 cloves
Salt to taste
Coconut cuts- 1/2 cup
Onion chopped - 2 medium
Wash and devein the prawns if you are using fresh prawns
Soak the Kokum/Kudampuli in 1 cup water and set aside
Mix all the ingredients in Bowl 1 and mariante the prawns and keep aside for 30 minutes.
In a cooking vessel,(Clay pan or pot is the best) combine the marinated prawns and the kokum/fish tamarind with soaked water and cook it on a medium flame until the prawn is done and dry.( Be sure not to overcook it)
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.When they pop up add coconut cuts and fry it for 2 minutes, then add chopped onion, curry leaves and sauté till they turn golden brown.Stir in the cooked prawns and toss it wellLet it fry on a medium heat for 6-7 minutes, stirring continuously.
Remove from heat and serve warm
Happy Cooking !