Simple Shrimp Curry/Chemmeen Oyichu Curry
Shrimp- 1 lb
Onion / Shallot- 1 medium/1/2 cup
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Clean and marinate the prawns with a pinch of turmeric, salt for ten minutes.
Make a fine paste of coconut, ginger and two shallots.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and allow mustard seeds to splutter. Add green chilly and curry leaves and onions and saute till golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute till it turns soft. Next add chilly powder, fenugreek powder and marinated shrimp/prawns and saute for a minute.Add half cup of water, cover and cook till the prawns is done. Finally add the ground coconut paste adjust consistency and simmer for two minutes . Serve with rice.
Note: instead of tomatoes you can use sliced green mango for this recipe.
Hope you will all enjoy.