Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Shrimp (Royyalu/Prawns)

Shrimp - 4 cups cooked
Onion - 1 big, finely chopped
Tomato paste - 2 tsp
Cloves (lavang) - 4, powdered
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Garlic - 1 tsp, minced
Curry leaves
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Red chillie powder - 1 or 2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
Oil and Butter - 1 tbsp each

  1. Heat oil and butter in a wide skillet
  2. Add powdered cloves, cumin seeds, garlic and curry leaves. Toast and add chopped onion
  3. Saute until onion turns soft, add shrimp
  4. Sprinkle turmeric and salt, saute on medium-high heat until all the liquid is evaporated
  5. Add tomato paste, red chillie powder and garam masala powder. Mix well, fry for a couple of minutes
  6. Stir in chopped coriander leaves, turn the heat off
Nice accompaniment to any rice variety.

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