A very delicious gravy made using prawns/shrimps and lady’s finger. The combination of prawns and lady’s finger along with coconut milk and Indian spices make it uniquely flavored .
The curry goes very well with rotis , rice rotis (pathiri) , all kinds of dosa (Neer dosa , ragi dosa , wheat dosa, rice dosa ) , Layer Appam etc
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 25 minutes
- Prawns – 1/4 kg
- Lady’s finger – 10 nos.
- coconut grated – 1.5cups
- Red chilly (whole) – 5
- Coriander (whole) – 3/4 tablespoon
- Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- tamarind – a small lemon sized ball
- onion – 1/2
- Tomato – 1
- Green chilly – 1
- Ginger – 1 teaspoon (finely chopped)
- Curry leaves – a handful
- salt -to taste
Step 1 :clean the prawns very well. Cut lady’s finger into 1 inch pieces.
Step 2 : Grind together grated coconut , whole red chillies ,whole coriander, turmeric powder and tamarind with water to a fine paste.
Step 3 : In a pot, saute onion in little oil for a minute. Add tomato , green chilly , ginger and saute for another minute. Add prawns. pour little water and salt. Close the lid and cook till prawns are almost done.
Step 4 : Add lady’s finger .Transfer the ground coconut paste to the pot .Pour water to it to make the gravy of desired consistency.
Step 5: Let it boil . Meanwhile add curry leaves. Adjust the salt. Cover and sim cook for 5 minutes.
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