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Chettinad Prawn Pepper Fry

Chettinad Prawn Pepper Fry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 25

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 250 gms. prawns, cleaned & deveined

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 3 tbsp. oil

  • 2-3 green cardamoms

  • 2

  • 5-6 cloves

  • 1-2 star anise

  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. fenugreek seeds

  • 3 onions, sliced

  • 1 tbsp. garlic, sliced

  • 1 tbsp. ginger, sliced

  • 2-3 green chilies, slit

  • 1=2 sprigs curry leaves

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1 tsp. red chili powder

  • 1 tbsp. coriander powder

  • 1 tsp. cumin powder

  • 1 tbsp. pepper powder, coarsely ground

  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

Directions

  • 01

    Marinate the prawns with a pinch of salt, turmeric powder and red chili powder for 10-15 minutes.

  • 02

    Make a paste of all the dry powdered spices (garam masala powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chili powder) except salt with some water to form a paste. Keep aside.

  • 03

    Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a pan and fry the prawns for 2-3 minutes. Drain and keep aside. Heat the remaining oil and temper with whole spices - mustard seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, asafoetida and star anise. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 04

    Now add the onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Fry till light brown. Add the tomatoes and saute till it is mashed.

  • 05

    Add the spice paste and fry till the oil separates. Add the fried prawns and salt to taste. Mix everything well and add 1/2 cup water.

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