Easy prawn roast in just half an hour

Easy prawn roast in just half an hour

Freshwater prawns are abundantly farmed in Kerala, especially across the coastal belt. Fresh and juicy prawns have a distinct texture and flavour which suits all kinds of cuisines. Here is a recipe of delicious prawn roast which can be relished with rice, tapioca or chapathi.

Ingredients
500 gm prawn/shrimp (cleaned and shelled)
15 shallots (chopped)
5 - 10 green chilli
50 gm ginger (finely chopped)
50 gm garlic (finely chopped)
Curry leaves
150 gm tomato (diced)
2 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp pepper powder
1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
1/4 tbsp garam masala
4 - 5 tbsp tamarind water
100 ml coconut oil
Salt as per taste

Preparation
Heat oil in a wok (kadai)
Sauté the chopped shallots, green chillies, ginger, garlic and curry leaves for 10 - 12 minutes
Add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric and garam masala
Mix it well
Add the tomatoes and cook for a while
Pour a little bit of water into this mixture
Add the cleaned prawn/shrimp and tamarind water
Cook for 10 minutes with the lid on
The tasty prawn roast is ready