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Prawn is a kind of fish which lives only in water. But most of the people hesitate to cook prawn because it is little bit difficult to clean. But it is very easy to prepare by using some tips and it is very good for eyes, skin, and hair growth. The prawn roast is famous in most of the countries but the method of preparation differs. In Kerala they use coconut oil for cooking. This will help your hair growth. It consists of less fat and the fragrance of this oil is very nice. This dish is very easy to prepare and consume less time for preparation. Read the following instruction to taste Kerala prawn roast.
Ingredients required for Kerala prawn roast
1. Prawns: 250 g
2. Onion : 1 (chopped)
3. Tomato: 3(chopped)
4. Green chilly: 2 (sliced)
5. Ginger: 1 (medium size)
6. Garlic: 5-6 (pieces)
7. Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp
8. Coriander powder: 1tsp
9. Red chilly powder: 1 tsp
10. Pepper powder: 1 tsp
11. Cumin powder: ½ tsp
12. Coconut oil: as required
13. Coconut milk: 1 cup
14. Grated coconut: ½ cup
15. Curry leaves: 10 leaves
16. Salt: a pinch
17. Tarmarind (kudam puli)-2 pieces
18. Water: (as required)
Preparation method of Kerala prawn roast
Step 1: Clean the prawns well with water.
Step 2: Grind ginger and garlic with little water to form a fine paste.
Step 3: Prepare coconut mix by marinating the grated coconut pieces with little salt, pepper powder, coriander powder and oil. Fry the above coconut mix for 2 minutes and keep it aside.
Step 4: Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste, green chilly and stir it well. Add chopped onion and stir it well till the onion become golden brown.
Step 5: Add chopped tomato and cook well. Add red chilly power, coconut milk, and turmeric powder and stir it well.
Step 6: When the coconut milk boils add prawns and stir well. Add tamarind, coconut mix, salt and some water and stir it well.
Step 7: Pour some coconut oil after the coconut milk gets drained. Keep the prawns in sim fire for 3 minutes.
Step 8: Garnish it with curry leaves or coriander leaves for better aroma. Serve it with rice, appam.
Extra tip: Deep fry the coconut mix to attain better taste.