Friday, 19 June 2015

Chat Jaldi Chingri Malai Curry With Desiccated Coconut

Chat Jaldi Chingri Malai Curry With Desiccated Coconut

  Ingredients
Paste for the gravy
1 onion roughly chopped
1 tomato roughly chopped
5 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1 green chilli
1/4 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 red whole Kashmiri chillies
2 cloves
1 green cardamom
1 small stick cinnamon
Salt to taste
Grind all the above ingredients to a fine paste

For the marination of the Prawns
Ingredients
1/2 kg Prawns cleaned and washed
Salt to taste
1/2 turmeric powder
Mix the Prawns with salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside...

For the gravy
Ingredients
2 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 bay leaf
1 green chilli silted
1 small onion finely chopped
1/2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

Method
Take a pan. Add 1/2 tsp ghee and heat it up. Add the prawns and sauté it till it changes it's colour. Take the prawns out and keep it aside. Add 1 and 1/4 tsp ghee and add cumi seeds, bay leaf, green chilli, chopped onions and 1/4 tsp garam masala powder. Sauté it till the onions changes it's colour. Add the paste and cook it for 5 minutes on low flame covering the pan. Add the prawns and add a cup and a 1/2 of water depending upon the consistency of the gravy required. Boil the gravy for 5 to 7 minutes or till the water has incorporated well with the paste. Switching of the gas add 1/4 tsp ghee, sprinkle of garam masala powder  and coriander leaves for garnishing.... Serve it with hot steaming rice....