May 6, 2012

Prawn Curry/kootu

Prawns-1 kg
Onion-1 chopped
Tomato-1 chopped
Cocunut-3 tsp
Fennel-1.5 tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1.5 tsp
Garlic-5 or 6 flakes crushed
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Curry leaves-a spring
Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add about half a spoon of fennel seeds and curry leaves and fry.
  2. Then add the onion and the crushed garlic and saute.Then add salt+chilli powder and fry till the raw smell goes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and prawn.
  4. Grind the cocunut+1 tsp sombu/fennel+1.5 tsp jeera into a smooth paste.
  5. Add to the prawn along with water and mixture,allow to boil.After that cook in medium flame and wait till oil oozes out.Serve hot :)


  1. this looks so good..yummy..Thanks for dropping in..I am ur new follower..


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