Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Prawn Kuzhambu

  • Prawn - 1/2 kg
  • Onion - 2 (Shallots - 20)
  • Tomato - 2
  • Green Chilli - 3
  • Garlic - 5 cloves
  • Coconut paste - 2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Jaggery - 1 tsp
  • Pepper (grounded) - 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind - lemon sized
  • Fenugreek - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - a pinch
  • Oil - 5 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves - for garnishing

  • Clean the prawns and keep aside.
  • Soak the tamarind in 1 cup hot hot and take out the juice alone.
  • In a kadai, add oil, and splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds.
  • Add the chopped onion, green chillies, garlic and fry till the onion becomes translucent.
  • Now add the tomato and saute till they become soft.
  • Add the prawns, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • When the oil starts separating, add the tamarind juice and water, pepper powder and jaggery and allow to cook for 10min.
  • Now check in the salt and add if necessary.
  • Finally add the coconut paste and again cook for another 5 min.
  • Garnish with Corainder leaves and serve hot with plain rice.


16 lovely comments:


Superb gravy...Very tempting...


Awesome..loving the color of the gravy !!

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Menaga Sathia

very tempting recipe...

Rekha shoban

never tried kuzambu....only thokku i have tried....thanks for sharing!

Umm Mymoonah

Very tempting, I just love to have this for my lunch.


kuzhumbu looks delicious ..



very much tempting..

Suja Manoj

Superb curry..very tempting


delicious curry, tempting clicks, superb

Shabitha Karthikeyan

Lovely gravy. I normally add some broad beans to it. Adding jaggery is new to me!!


wow.. delicious prawn kuzhambhu...

chaitrali pathak

wow....lovely gravy ...very tempting

Nandinis food

Inclusion of jaggery is very new and the prawn kuzhambu is very palatable!

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Priya Suresh

Droolworthy prawn kuzhambu..


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Love the prawn kuzhambu. Looks spicy.

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