Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Prawn Varai



Raw prawns 500 Gms
Onions 1 large
Coconut scarped 150 Gms
Turmeric powder ½ teaspoons
Chilli powder 2 teaspoons
Curry leaves 6
Dried chillies 2
Salt to taste


Shell, clean and wash prawns.

Then mix the prawns with turmeric powder and salt and boil them in little water until soft and firm.

Drain if there is excess water and let prawns to cool.

When cool, grind in a grinder coarsely.

In a dish, transfer the ground prawns, add chilli powder, coconut scrapings, d curry leaves and mix by hand well.

Taste and add salt if necessary.

In a frying pan, fry some diced onions until soft, add cut dried chillies and fry further.

Add the prawn coconut mixture and keep stirring until the mixture is dry.

Do not over roast this.

Serve with: rice, pittu