February 10, 2016

Prawn and lady finger curry

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Prawns and Ladyfingers

Prawn and Benda Ingredients:

1 Cup of Prawns

300 Grams Lady fingers (Okra)

Prawn and Lady Finger Curry Masala Ingredients:
Ingredients for the masala, Kashmiri Chillies, jeera, ry corriander seds, Haldi powder, Pepper, Tamrind and Garlic

1/2 Coconut

8 Kashmiri Chillies

1 Teaspoon Jeera

1 Tablespoon Dry corriander Seeds

1 Teaspoon Haldi powder

1/2 Teaspoon Pepper Small Ball Tamrind

3 – 4 Flaked Garlic

2 Flakes of Kokam

1 Tbsp Vinegar if required

Salt as per taste.

Saute Ingredients (Bagaar Ingredients)

Onions tomato ginger to saute for the prawn and lady finger curry

1 Medium Size Onion

1/2 a Tomato

One bit of Ginger



Saute or bagar the onions, tomato and ginger pieces in a little oil.

Saute the onion, tomato and ginger

Toss the prawns in and stir a little so all of it gets evenly cooked. In the mean time blend the ingredients for the prawn curry.

prawns saute with onions ginger tomato

When it gets a little brownish its time to add the masala.
Bagar or saute the prawns for a while as well

The goan prawn curry masala has a nice orangy color thanks to the kashmiri chillies and coconut, it also has a delightful aroma.

Goan prawn curry masala

Add the masala to the prawn saute and stir it up, you would probably realize that its too thick.

Add the masala to the saute

Add some water to the blender or mixer depending on how thick or thin you want the gravy, you can also add some coconut milk instead of water to make it tastier.

Wash the blender with some water and add it to the dish to make the curry

Once it reaches a boil thats when you add the lady fingers as you do not want them to get too soft.

Let it come to a boil and then add the lady fingers

Add some vinegar if required, this depends on your taste buds so does the salt.

Add vinegar to taste

You can add 2 skins of kokam to add some more flavour to tickle the tastebuds.

Add kokam to the curry

Stir the mixture carefully so as to not break the pieces of lady finger as they are rather delicate.

Stir Carefull so as to not break the vegetables

Here’s the ready prawn and ladyfinger curry, make sure you do not cook it for too long after you add the ladyfingers as they will get too soft they have to remain crunchy.

Prawn and Bhende curry

Yummy with rice, fried fish and prawns




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