Prawns Curry with Brinjal in Green Masala

This is typical East Indian Style Prawn Curry with brinjal in green masala  which is  mild spiced  coconut curry.We make different style of prawn curries i have posted  some curries already 1.prawn curry with lady fingers/okra ,2. prawn kanji curry &  3. prawn curry without coconut already .This curry is a very tasty  & goes well with hot steamed rice/roti/handbreads.
 Ingredients:
  • 12-15 medium sized prawns
  • 4-5 baby brinjals 
  •  1 tomato
  • 1 tsp tamarind pulp
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
to grind to paste
  • 1 cup fresh grated coconut 
  • 4-6 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 6-8 garlic cloves 
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4-5 baby brinjals 
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1.5 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp tamarind pulp 
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste

    Method:
  •   Devein the prawns you can keep the shell intact if you wish too ,wash & drain excess water.
  •  Rub some salt to the prawns & keep aside while you grind the masala.
  •  Grind all the ingredients from the list (to grind to paste)to a fine smooth paste.
  • Cut the brinjals & keep them in water to prevent them from turning black.
  • In  a vessel heat oil ,then put the chopped tomatoes, saute for while
  • Now dd in the ground masala paste & fry over medium flame for 3-4 min.
  • Add the prawns & fry till the masala coats the prawns
  • Then put the chopped brinjal & add water  according to the consistency needed for the gravy.
  • Bring it to a nice boil .
  • Once the brinjals have cooked add the tamarind pulp & salt only if required.
  • Simmer & let it boil for 3-4 min.
  • Switch off the flame & serve hot with rice/roti/ and some  fried prawns.

 

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22 comments:

  1. A new combo for me ..looks tasty

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  2. I'm a big fan of prawns....this luks sooo yummy and creamy..........

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  3. Really tempting prawns curry...love it

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  4. Mouthwatering prawn curry. It looks very yummy

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  5. looooove brianjal a lot...Curry looks lip smacking:)

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  6. lovely curry there..love prawns and this curry is so tempting

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  7. I am a great fan of anything brinjal. This looks super tempting. Sure will try it dear...yumm

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  8. Concept of green masala is unique

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  9. Love prawns and this looks so delicious!

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  10. This is delicious curry! I wish I had some prawns! and eggplant.. :) yummy!

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  11. Love the green and its flavors from green chillies and scented with another green; my all time fav of coriander leaves. Just so good, sort of those similar Thai green curries I've made it. And yes, rice with it all the way.

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  12. nice lovely curry.. Love prawns

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  13. Ohhhh.....mouthwatering Prawn masala Curry dear...want some with hot rice....

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  14. unique n tempting combination dear

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  15. Fingerlicking prawn curry, who can resist to this mouthwatering dish.

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  16. Can you tell me what is that fry prawn so tempting want to try that now....

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    1. just prawn marinated with lime salt, chilli powder and ginger garlic paste then pan fried with little oil

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  17. Just to confirm..... you have to grind the baby brinjal and the tomato with the masala as well?

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    1. No grinding baby brinjal grind all the ingredients under the list of (grind to paste)

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