Sunday, December 27, 2009

Shrimp Curry

Shrimp medium size 2 lb (clean)
2 Onion chopped (about 1 and 1/2 cup)
2 tomatoes chopped (about 1 and 1/2 cup)
2 green chilli
2 red chilli
2 tbs curry powder
1 tbs turmeric
1/2 tbs cumin powder
1/2 tbs tamarind paste
1 tbs kasoori methi (optional)
1 tbs ginger/garlic paste
2-3 tbs cooking oil
salt as per taste
1.Take the shrimp in a bowl, add salt and mix it properly.
2.Now take a frying pan and take 1 tbs oil and when it's hot fry the shrimps in medium flame, till it turns nice red in color.
3.Take these shrimp out of the frying pan and keep it in a plate.
4.Take 1 tbs of oil in the frying pan and when it's hot put the onion and fry it for a minue and then add the tamarind paste, ginger/garlic paste and chopped tomatoes and fry it for a minute and cover the lid and let it cook in low flame till the tomatoes gets soft.
5.Now let it cool for some time and grind these into a smooth paste.
6.Take a frying pan and use 1 tbs of oil and put kasturi methi and then put the tomatoes paste and cumin and curry powder and keep stirring.
7.Add turmeric, salt and 1 glass of water and let it boil, when it start boiling add the fried shrimp and stirr it properly and when it boils cover the lid and let it simmer for about 3-4 minutes. It's ready to serve hot with rice.

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