Prawns pappas

Preparation Time

20 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Serves

4

Calories

1837

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Among epicures, Kerala has the reputation of being a heaven of seafood. Be it prawns, shrimps, mussels or mollusks, Kerala knows just the right way to make them appetizing. Try out this traditional prawns recipe from middle-Kerala in which spongy prawns are cooked in creamy coconut milk.

Ingredients

1/2 kg prawns

1 cup sliced onion

1 tomato, sliced

2 green chilies, slit

3 pieces of cocum, soaked

1 cup thick coconut milk

1 cup thin coconut milk

2 tsp sliced ginger

2 tsp garlic

1/ 2 tsp mustard

1/2 tsp fenugreek

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

2 tsp coriander powder

2 sprig curry leaves

Salt as required

Preparation

Heat oil in a pan

Splutter mustard seeds in it

Add fenugreek and sliced onions to the pan, saute well

Add sliced ginger, garlic and green chilies

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, and coriander powder, mix well

Add salt and curry leaves

Now add the cleaned prawns to the pan, mix well

Add soaked cocum

Add thin coconut milk

Allow it to boil

Wait till the prawns get tender

Now add sliced tomato to the curry

Finally, add thick coconut milk

The prawn pappas is ready to be relished

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