Friday, 7 December 2012

Malai Prawns



This is one dish which will always remain very near and dear my heart. Because this is the dish I prepared along with fried rice and daal fry when my fiancee ( now my husband ) visited my house , the first time after our marriage was fixed. Since I wanted to try something new , I made this dish that day ( 18 years back)  and he was full of praises.

This is my own version of malai prawns and since I made it first time , I have not made any changes in the original recipe as my family likes it the same way. This is a semi dry dish and goes very well with parathas as well as daal chawal. As the name suggests the most important ingredient in this dish is fresh cream which lends it a very rich flavour along with other ingredients.

Ingredients :

1 bowl.................shelled and deveined prawns
1 cup......................... potato cubes
2...........................onions very finely chopped
1/2 cup..................fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
2 tsp.......................Garam masala ( cloves , cinnamon and cardamom Pd)
1 1/2 tsp....................chilly powder
1 tsp....................turmeric powder
salt
2 to 3 tbsp................fresh cream
2 to 3  tbsp.....................ghee








Method :

Clean and remove the shells of the prawns.
Also remove the thick black thread from the shelled prawns.
Wash the prawns thoroughly and add salt, turmeric, garam masala, chilly powder.
Also add fresh cream .
Mix everything well and marinate the prawns for at least 2 hours.
Heat ghee and add onions and saute till golden.
Now add potato cubes and cook them till almost done.
Remove potatoes and keep them aside .
Now add the marinated prawns in the same kadhai .
Let the prawns cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
Add little water if needed.
Don't overcook as it makes the prawns rubbery .
Add potatoes, coriander and cook for 2 to 3 minutes and remove from fire.


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6 comments:

  1. Wow that sounds so teasingly yum dear..And loved the cute story behind this recipe ;)
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  2. Mouthwatering here,irresistible malai orawns..

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