Shrimps are an excellent source of low-fat and low-cal protein and are abundant in Vitamins.It’s a great source of Omega3 fatty acids and an excellent way include a protein. It’s also high in iron, zinc and vitamin E but low in saturated fat.Shrimps is a delicate seafood next to fish. It blends well other flavours and is fast to cook.Shrimps come in a varied range of size and colours.Shrimps can be cooked in various ways Pan fried Stir fried & deep fried. Curry or made into fritters. They can be served for starters, side dish or as a main course.For Seafood & Fish variations check my other recipes
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I am sharing my way of Shrimp Curry South Indian Flavour with Tweaks.
Jumbo Prawns 2 lb /1 kg (peel & deveined)
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Garlic & Ginger Paste 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Curry leaves 10-12
Garam masala 1 tsp
Coriander Powder 1tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Cooking oil 2 tbsp
Green chilli 1-2
Onion Chopped 1 medium sized
Tomatoes 2 medium sized chopped
Salt to taste
Green coriander leaves chopped optional
Water as required.
Marinate above mentioned ingredients keep aside for 20-30 minutes.Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan cook prawns for 2-3 min on a med heat .Keep aside on a paper towel.Using a cooking pan add more oil add cumin seeds once it crackled add green chilli & Curry leaves once get nice aroma add Chopped onion & saute till it became translucent in colour.add garlic ginger paste & cook till raw aroma goes off Add tomatoes & dry powder cook till it started leaving oil ,add cooked Shrimp & salt check seasoning give a good stir so that it coated by masala.Add water give a boil then turn heat to med-low flame cook for 5 minutes more .Turn off heat Garnish with Green coriander leaves. Serve with Rice or Indian flat bread.
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