When I was searching for some recipes for shrimp masala, I came across this from Vahrehvah. This tastes really good and I like it. Not much of work and anyone can prepare very easily.

Shrimp Coconut Masala / Prawns Coconut fry

Shrimp Coconut Masala / Prawns Coconut fry
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Serves: 2
  • Shrimp - 2 lb
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red Chili - 3
  • Big Onion - ½
  • Coconut powder - 1½ tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • Green Chillies - 5 nos
  • Curry leaves - 1 tsp
  • Red Chili powder - ½ tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - little
  • Coriander powder - 1½tsp
  • Yogurt - 2 tsp
  • Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
  • Lemon Juice - ½ tsp
  1. Clean the Shrimp (Remove the tail, head and devein). Chop Onion. Split open green Chili.
  1. Heat a wide open non stick pan, add oil. When hot, add mustard seeds. When Mustard seed Splutters add cumin seeds & red chillies. Fry for 10 sec. Add chopped onion coconut powder and saute well . Add green chillies, salt, curry leaves saute well on medium flame. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, yogurt, red chili powder. Mix well till the mixture dries and oil separates.
  2. Drain the water and add the shrimp to the masala. Mix well and cook slowly till the water from shrimp has been evaporated and the mixture is dried. Sprinkle some pepper powder and Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  1. Don't need to add water, water from shrimp is enough to cook it.
  2. Get ready to cook shrimp in frozen section and keep it simple.

(*) Recipe from Vahrehvah.