Prawns Fry
December 2, 2010
Palak Paneer
December 2, 2010


Prawn – 450 gms
Basmati Rice -2 cups
Green Chili – 6no
Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tbsp
Cumin Seed Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder -1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder– 1/2 tsp 
Onion (finely sliced) -1 cup
Tomato (chopped) – 1/2 no
Cooking Oil – 4 tbsp
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water -3 tbsp
Coconut Milk-2 tbsp


wash the rice and soak it in water for 30 min.
Drain and cook the rice normally in a rice cooker.
Add a dash of ghee while cooking the rice.
Make a fine paste of green chili,  garlic, ginger and 3 tbsp water. Keep it aside.
Clean & devein the prawns.
Marinate them with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the prawns lightly for 3 minutes and keep it aside.
In the same oil add the sliced onion and fry till light golden brown.
Add the wet paste, and fry in medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add rest of the spices and tomatoes and fry in medium heat till oil starts leaving the side of the pan.
Add the fried prawns and fry for 5 to 10 minutes. Add little water if necessary. Add the coconut milk.
Now grease the serving dish with little bit of ghee and put a layer of rice.
Put a layer of prawn over it and then again rice.
Garnish it with fried onions .

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