Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Potato carrot Prawn masala

You will need:
  • 1 big onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 tbsp tomato puree / 1 big tomato (chopped finely)
  • 1 big potato (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 big carrot / 10 small carrots (chopped lengthwise)
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup prawn
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp meat masala powder (I used Shakthi brand)
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • salt for taste
For tempering:
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp fennel seeds(perun jeera)
  • ¼ tsp urad dal

Step 1:

Cut potato into small pieces. Microwave it for 5 mins or till its fully cooked. Keep it aside.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and urad dal to it one by one. Then add chopped onions and carrots to it. Saute it till it become translucent.

Step 3:

Now add the ginger garlic paste and saute it for 2 mins. Then add the meat masala powder followed by  tomato puree.

Step 4:

Add the cooked potato, green peas and prawns at this time and saute it well. Check for salt and cover it with a lid. Let it simmer for 5 to 10 mins. Add ½ cup water if needed. You can add coconut milk also for good taste.

Serve it hot with Chapathi, roti or pulka..


Anonymous said...

Hi viji, prawn masala looks yummy !!! will try this weekend...

Chapathi looks too soft :) what flour did u used ?

BTW, can we bake prawn as we bake chicken ? if so...can u give me the receipe for prawn plss....


Ammu Madhu said...

i did this without prawn..it came out really good..take a look at y blog when you find some time..

Vijitha said...

Sure shan.. willl give the recipe to bake the prawn very soon. Chapthi.. I added some corn flour along with whole wheat flour. Try that

Vijitha said...

Hi Ammu,

Wow Nice to hear that you tried it without prawn. I have to tey pure veg sometime. Looked at ur blog. Wow yummy foods.