Cooking with Lounge | Kerala-style prawns

Cooking with Lounge | Kerala-style prawns
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First Published: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 01 15 AM IST

Updated: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 01 20 PM IST
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Serves 4
INGREDIENTS
500g prawns
2 tbsp lemon juice
1tbsp coconut oil
10-12 curry leaves
60g onion, chopped
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp garlic, chopped and pounded
For marinade
2tsp red chilli powder
1tsp turmeric
Salt to taste
15g ginger-garlic paste
To garnish
Fresh coriander leaves
Freshly grated coconut
Fried curry leaves
Method:
Cut the prawns into small pieces and marinate the prawns with turmeric, chilli powder, salt and ginger-garlic paste. The prawns can be marinated just before cooking.
Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds and chopped onion. Fry the onions until pink. Add the curry leaves.
Put in the marinated prawns and add the lemon juice. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
Garnish with freshly grated coconut and fried curry leaves.
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First Published: Mon, Jul 20 2009. 01 15 AM IST