Dry Prawns with Tomato masala is a marvellous dish and delicacy amongst most fish lovers across the globe. The sun dried royyalu / prawns are slightly soaked in water for some time, fried and then cooked with ridge gourd in spicy and juicy tomato masala thick gravy. This dish extremely tastes well with rice, roti, chapattietc.
Dried Prawns/ Shrimp: This small sun dried and thumb sized shrunken prawns amazingly burst out with terrific flavours, Wow…. Good or Bad, that you must figure out. But if you are an ardent lover of seafood’s, then dried prawns would surely be one in your list. For those who do not like the smell of fish, then this would be a horrifying dish to them.
- Red chilly powder - 1 tablespoon.
- Tomatoes (chopped) - 3 numbers.
- Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon.
- Turmeric powder - ¼ tea spoon.
- Oil - 3 tablespoons.
- Salt - to taste.
- Onions chopped - 1 number.
- Whole garam masala (all) - 1 number.
- Ridge gourd (luffa) - 2 numbers.
- Dry prawns - 250gms
- Coriander powder - 1 tablespoon.
- Tamarind juice - ½ cup.
- Garam masala - 1 tea spoon.
- Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon.
- Heat oil in a pan add dry prawns (soaked in the water for 1 minute) and fry them and take it aside.
- In the same oil add whole garam masala, chopped onions; cook these onions till golden color.
- Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, add chopped tomatoes, salt, coriander powder, red chilly powder, mix it up and lid on cook for few minutes.
- In this add ridge gourd, tamarind juice, water, put the lid on cook for 5 minutes, after 5 minutes add dry prawns, and cover it, let it cook for1 minute in a slow flame.
- After 2 minute switch off the flame, add garam masala, coriander leaves.