Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Prawn cashew delight


large prawns--200gms
cashew nuts--20 pieces(soaked for an hour or two)
shallots-10small ones
onion-i medium sized
red chillies-4-5
ginger garlic paste-1tsp
curry leaves--a few leaves
coconut oil-2tbsp
coconut mil(thick)-half cup. Turmeric powder-a little
salt to taste


Heat a little oil.Add red chillies and chopped onion. Saute well, add ginger garlic paste and remove from fire, grind to a paste.In a thick bottomed pan, add the ground masala, turmeric powder, salt and curry leaves and prawns, soft cashew and shallots. Cook covered with a tight lid till tender.The gravy should be thick. In a glass bowl pour the coconut milk. Over that slowly pour the cooked prawns and cashew . Do not stir. Add a little coconut oil . Your prawn is ready for serving. The coconut milk would slowly form an outer layer and while serving take care to not stir, it will automatically merge.