Prawn Pulusu

hi friends, today i came with my friend santhi's recipe of prawn pulusu. Below is the recipe for the same;


shrimp                    - 25 pieces
onion                      - 1 medium size
green chillis             - 3
oil                          - 50 ml
tamarind pulp         - (soak tamarind in small amount of water, squeeze tamarind and make as thick paste)
ginger paste           - 1 tbs
cloves                    - 8
cinnamon sticks      - 3
cardomom               - 4
garlic                      - 4 cloves
cashews                  - 7
salt                         - as required
red chilli powder     - acc to spice level
yogurt                     - 4tbs
turmeric                  - pinch
poppy seeds           - 1 tsp
corionder leaves     - half bunch

Procedure :

  • Clean the shrimp with hot water.
  • Add little turmeric,salt and yogurt to cleaned shrimp and mix it. keep it aside for 3min and clean with cold water keep it a side. (shrimp smell will go off)
  • Grind 4 cloves, 2 cinnamon sticks, 2 cardomom, garlic, cashews and poppy seeds until it becomes fine paste.make ginger paste separately.
  • Finely chop the onion,chillis and corriander.
  • Take a pan and heat the 50 ml oil add 3 cloves and 1 cardomom and 1 cinnamon let it fry and add chopped onions,chillies; fry for 2min,add shrimp to onions,add turmeric and salt and ginger paste and stir it altogether.
  • Close the lid and let it cook for 5min till onions turn to golden brown color. add grinded paste and stir the entire mixture.
  • Add red chilli powder and pour tamarind pulp and salt. add corriander leaves.
  • Let it boil for 10 min in sim flame. boil till the gravy becomes thick and gives nice smell :D...

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