Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Simple Shrimp Curry


This is a simple Kerala style nadan chemmeen /shrimp curry with minimal ingredients. It is a quick no fuss recipe and is a great accompaniment with rice or chapathis..It is spicy and tangy sauce with the  flavor of coconut milk.

Ingredients
Shrimp- 1 lb
Onion / Shallot- 1 medium/1/2 cup
Tomato-1 small
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Green Chilly- 2
Coconut milk thick- 1 cup
Kukum/kudampuli- 3 pieces
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder-  2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil



Clean and marinate the  prawns with a pinch of turmeric, salt and pepper powder for ten minutes.
Make a paste of turmeric, chilly, coriander and fenugreek powders.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and allow mustard seeds to splutter. Add ginger, green chilly and curry leaves. When a nice aroma comes add onions and saute till golden brown. Now add the paste and fry till oil separates. Add shrimp and  fry for a minute.Add tomatoes and one cup of hot water and cook for three to four minutes. Finally add coconut milk and simmer . Serve with rice.


Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy.

30 comments:

  1. Looks adipoli chechi...Coconut milk based garvy ente fav anu...

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  2. Thanks Suji dear for the quick response..

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  3. Delicious curry ..I love coconut milk based gravies too..looks awesome Suja!

    US Masala

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  4. nice coconut curry.. adding tomatoes is interesting!

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  5. Sounds delicious and looks creamy, beautiful click too..

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  6. curry looks delicious, tempting click

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  7. Shrimp curry makes me drool suja,iam a big fan of shrimp.Like to eat it quite often .

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  8. Ah will be great with a bowl of rice...

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  9. I love coconut milk based curries. Shrimp curry looks so flavorful.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  10. As always a very very tempting curry.

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  11. Shrimp curry using coconut milk look simply awesome.Gravy looks so thick and colorful that I am already drooling.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Looks so yummy,would taste so good with hot steamed rice..

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  13. kothi varunnu... evde korachu shrimp unde.. njan nale for sure undaakkum..

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  14. Slurpppp!lipsmacking shrimp curry..

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  15. simply delicious...ichira chorum koodi kittiyal adipoli!!

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  16. Suja, pls send a bowl to me...looks to scrumptious to resist one...

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  17. Been long. How have you been dear? Shrimp looks perfect.

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  18. Adipoli curry..anything with shrimp my fav...looks so tempting.

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  19. Adipoli recipe...luv the prawns and the recipe too

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  20. Tempting curry...Would love to have it with rice..Njan ekadesham ethe poleya shrimp curry undakkunne..Chilappol kudampulikku pakaram manga cherkkarundu..

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