Tuesday, 4 August 2015

GOAN PRAWNS OKRA CURRY

One of my favourite vegetable is Okra and so is Goan food. So today's gravy for lunch with hot steaming rice..

GOAN PRAWNS OKRA CURRY

INGREDIENTS:

300 gms Cleaned Prawns
200 gms Okra/Bhindi chopped
1 tbsp Oil
1 Onions chopped
6 Curry Leaves
1 Green Chilli
1/2 tsp  Coriander Seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves

To Grind
1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
1 Tomato chopped
1 tsp Grated Ginger
4 Garlic cloves
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
6  Dry Red Chilies
1 tbsp Vinegar
1/2 tsp tamarind paste

To Marinate the prawns
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp  Salt

METHOD:

Grind all the ingredients for grinding into a paste. Marinate the prawns.
In a wok heat oil and add coriander seeds, mustard seeds, onion, green chilli, curry leaves and saute until onion becomes soft. Add garam masala powder mix well and saute for another minute. Once masala gets cooked well, add grounded paste and cook until oil starts to seperate. Add salt and mix well. Add prawns and stir cook for 2 minutes, add water and bring it to good boil.Add okra pieces and boil for 2 minutes. Simmer until okra and prawns have cooked well. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice.