Easy Prawn Roast with Crushed Red Chilies

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

  1. Prawns – 15 – 20, cleaned
  2. Coconut oil – 3 tbsp
  3. Curry leaves – 1 – 2 sprigs
  4. Shallots / big onion – 3/4 – 1 cup, sliced
  5. Ginger – 1 tsp, crushed
    Garlic – 2 – 3 tsp, crushed
  6. Crushed red chilies – 3 – 4 tsp or as required (Add according to your spice tolerance)
  7. Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)
  8. Salt – To taste

Method

  1. Heat coconut oil in a clay pot over medium heat. Add curry leaves and stir for a few seconds. Next add sliced shallots, a pinch of salt and cook till it turns light golden. Add crushed ginger and garlic. Continue to cook for a few more minutes till onion turns golden and the raw smell of ginger and garlic completely disappears. Add crushed red chilies and cook for a minute. Next add cleaned prawns, little salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 2 – 3 minutes. Open the lid and cook for 1 – 2 minutes till dry. Add a few curry leaves and 1 – 2 tsp coconut oil. Roast the prawns slightly and switch off the flame. Serve it with rice / chapathi. We had it with coconut rice and chapathi. It tastes super yum, do give it a try.

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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  • hi Maya!
    am a super fan of all your recipes.
    i have a request. please attach the links of other dishes shown in picture. those also looks really yummy.
    thanks

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