seafood

Chilli Prawns

Indian Chinese cuisine is the adaptation of Chinese seasoning and cooking techniques to Indian tastes through a larger offering of Vegetarian & Non-Vegetarian dishes.Ingredients used to prepare Indo-Chinese cuisines are  Hot chilli, ginger, garlic, sesame seeds, dry red chilis, black peppercorns, soy sauce, red chilli sauce etc.Most dishes are served with gravy, dry, deep Fried & stir fried without gravy.Check my more  Indo-Chinese recipe.

I am sharing my version of  Chilli Prawns In its two-stage preparation, the first stage Prawn is marinated & deep fried  & second stage, the deep fried prawn sautéed with chopped green onion, bell pepper &sauce.

Ingredients

Prawns(deveined)   500 gm/1 lb

Marination

Ginger Garlic Paste 2-3 Tsp

Vinegar 1 Tsp

Soy sauce 2 Tsp

Cornflour/cornstarch 4 tbsp

Salt to taste(marination & gravy)

white Pepper Powder 1/2 or to taste

for gravy

Spring onions with greens chopped 2

Green Bell Pepper or any color (diced) 1

Vinegar 1Tsp

Red chilli sauce 1 Tbsp

Garlic chopped 2-3

Green Chilli 2-3

Soy sauce 1 Tbsp

Tomato sauce 1/2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Cornstarch 1tsp (Dissolve with water)

Oil for  Deep Frying

Oil 1 tbsp for sauteeing

Method

Properly Wash Prawns &Pat dry using a paper towel.Take a big bowl put prawns and add marinated ingredients mentioned above.keep aside for 30 min.Heat a pan adding oil deep fry marinated prawns and drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.

Heat oil in another pan add garlic, chilli & saute.add white part of spring onion & bell peppers saute.now add sauce mixture & cornstarch dissolve with water and mix properly once it starts boils.add fried prawns.mix properly so that sauce it coats properly.turn off heat & garnish with reserve green spring onion and Serve hot !!

My Tip: Adjust Prawn quantity and sauce as per own taste buds.
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Prawn Malai Curry

Prawn Malai Curry is an Indian flavor Seafood, Malai means cream in this recipe creaminess in curry which we get using a coconut milk.prawns are deveined clean and cook in aromatic Indian spices with coconut milk and Serve with Steamed Rice.

ingredients

Prawns 1 kg /2 lb
(for marination)

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Salt 1/2  tsp

Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp

lime juice 1 tsp

For curry

Cooking oil: 2 tbsp +2 tsp

Onion Sliced 2

Green Chilli Slit 1-2

Garlic cloves 8

Ginger pieces 1 ”

Red chilli powder 2 tsp

Cumin powder: 1 tsp

Coriander powder 1/2 tbsp

Turmeric powder  ½ tsp

Garam Masala Powder 1tsp

Salt  to taste

Coconut milk 1 cup

Water 1/2 cup

method

Clean the prawns and marinate with above-mentioned ingredients & keep aside for 10-15 minutes. .Prepare a paste adding onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies in a grinder jar.

Heat 2tsp  Oil in a kadai or pan and cook prawns turning both sides and drain on a paper towel and keep aside add more oil add the paste of onion, garlic, ginger& greenchilli then cook it on medium flame for 4-5 minutes or till raw smell goes off  Add remaining spices and salt mentioned for curry & cook till start leaving oil then add coconut milk and 1/2 cup of water and bring it to boil.add cooked prawns and Allow it to cook for 5-6 minutes.on a medium heat, Turn off the flame and serve with Steamed rice or chappati

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shrimp Curry

Shrimps are an excellent source of low-fat and low-cal protein and are abundant in Vitamins.It’s a great source of Omega3 fatty acids and an excellent way include a protein. It’s also high in iron, zinc and vitamin E but low in saturated fat.Shrimps is a delicate seafood next to fish. It blends well other flavours and is fast to cook.Shrimps come in a varied range of size and colours.Shrimps can be cooked in various ways Pan  fried Stir fried & deep fried. Curry or made into fritters. They can be served for starters, side dish or as a main course.For Seafood & Fish variations check my other recipes

Shrimp Curry  PanFriedTilapia  Crispy Fried Fish   Fish-curry

I am sharing my way of Shrimp Curry South Indian Flavour with Tweaks.

Ingredients

For Marination

Jumbo Prawns 2 lb /1 kg (peel & deveined)

Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

Coriander powder 1 tsp

Salt to taste

For gravy

Garlic & Ginger Paste 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder 1 tsp

Curry leaves 10-12

Garam masala 1 tsp

Coriander Powder 1tbsp

Cumin seeds 1 tsp

Cooking oil 2 tbsp

Green chilli 1-2

Onion Chopped 1 medium sized

Tomatoes 2 medium sized chopped

Salt to taste

Green coriander leaves chopped optional

Water as required.

Method

Marinate above mentioned ingredients keep aside for 20-30 minutes.Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan cook prawns for 2-3 min  on a med heat .Keep aside on a paper towel.Using a cooking pan add more oil add cumin seeds once it crackled add green chilli & Curry leaves once get nice aroma add Chopped onion & saute till it became translucent in colour.add garlic ginger paste & cook till raw aroma goes off Add tomatoes & dry powder cook till it started leaving oil ,add cooked Shrimp & salt check seasoning  give a good stir so that it coated by masala.Add water give a boil then turn heat to med-low flame cook for 5 minutes more .Turn off heat Garnish with Green coriander leaves. Serve with Rice or Indian flat bread.

 

 

 

 

Shrimp Curry

Shrimp in a mustard flavor gravy.

Ingredients
shrimp 500 Grams/1 lb
Mustard oil 4 Tbsp
Green chilly 1-2
Garlic 8 Clove
Yellow Mustard seeds 2 Tsp
Black mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp( for tempering)
Tomatoes 5 (medium )chopped
Curry leaves few springs(optional)
Salt -to taste
Red chilly powder 1 tsp or to taste
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
coriander leaves -chopped (optional)
water -for gravy
method
soak yellow mustard seeds in a water for 20-30 min
take a blender in this add garlic, green chilly and add soaked yellow mustard seeds, make a paste.
Heat mustard oil in a pan add black mustard seeds, reduce the flame add shrimp fry them for a minute and take out from the oil,
using same oil,add paste,saute it add salt, turmeric, curry leaves, tomatoes,chilly powder & cooked till paste start leaving oil & nice aroma comes. put the lid on let it cook for 5 minutes in a slow flame, add water, once come to boil .add fried shrimps put the lid on then it cook for 5 minutes in a slow flame, once u get desired consistency add chopped coriander leaves & served with steamed Rice/chapati .

tips:-
Adjust chilly powder & green chilly as per your Spice level
Enjoy Mustard flavor Shrimp curry .