Recipe Prawn Ghassi

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Prawns shelled and deveined:- 18-20 medium
Coriander seeds:- 1 tablespoon
Oil:- 4 tablespoons
Cumin seeds:- 1 teaspoon
Black peppercorns:- 10-12
Fenugreek seeds (methi dana):- 1/4 teaspoon
Onions:- 2 medium
Dried red chillies broken:- 2-3
Garlic cloves:- 4-5
Freshly scraped coconut:- 4 tablespoons
Turmeric powder:- 1/4 teaspoon
Tamarind pulp:- 1 1/2 tablespoons
Salt to taste


Step 1
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns and fenugreek seeds and saute till fragrant. Switch off the heat and cool down to room temperature.

Step 2
Roughly chop one onion.

Step 3
Heat remaining oil in another non-stick pan, add onions and sauté till translucent.

Step 4
Transfer the roasted ingredients into a mixer jar, add dried chillies, garlic and scraped coconut.

Step 5
Quarter remaining onion and add to the mixer jar. Add turmeric powder, tamarind pulp and ½ cup water and grind to a fine paste.

Step 6
Add ground paste to the pan. Add ½ cup water and salt and mix well.

Step 7
Add prawns and mix well and cook till the prawns are done.

Step 8
Transfer the prawn ghassi into a serving bowl and serve immediately.