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Goan Shrimp Curry

Goan Shrimp Curry

This is a simple Goan style shrimp coconut curry. The gravy is mildly spicy and the key ingredient is ground coconut paste. It is yummy and goes well with rice or chapati.

Shrimp- 1 lb
 Kashmiri red chilly- 5-7
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Coconut milk -1 cup
Onion finely chopped- 1
Ginger- 1 inch
Garlic- 4-5
Tomatoes- 1
Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp(optional)
Coriander  powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - small ball
Vinegar- 1 tbs
Whole spices- 2 clove, 1 stick cinnamon and 2 cardamom 

Coriander leaves- 2 tbs chopped
Salt to taste

Clean and de vein the shrimp.Soak Kashmiri red chilly,mustard seeds and cumin seeds in vinegar and warm water and set aside for half and hour.
Chop onions and tomatoes and keep aside.
In a blender make a smooth paste of the soaked red chilies,mustard,cumin, ginger and garlic,grated coconut,pepper and coriander powder.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and the whole spices followed by chopped onion. Saute till golden brown. Add the grounded paste, turmeric, and salt and saute  till oil separates.
Pour the pulp of the tamarind,sliced tomato and shrimp. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes. Finally stir in coconut milk and add chopped coriander leaves.After a minute switch off the flame.

Try it
Hope you will all enjoy!


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