Prawns Gassi Recipe, How to make Prawns Gassi Recipe
Recipe type: Main, Seafood
RecipeCuisine: Indian, Manglorean
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Serves: 3-4
Prawns Gassi Recipe comes from the manglore region and one of the most popular dish.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
For Marination:
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
For the paste:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ cup grated fresh coconut
  • a pinch of fenugreek seed
  • 4-5 dry red kashmiri chilies or bedgi chilies
  • 1 onion chopped coarsely
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp coriander seed
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 tsp peppercorn
  • 1 small ball of tamarind
For the curry:
  • 1 tbsp oil + ½ tbsp oil more for pouring in the curry
  • 250 gms prawns cleaned and de-viened
  • 1 medium sized tomato few curry leaves (optional)
  • ½ inch ginger julienne
  • 1-2 green chilies slit from center
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • salt as per taste
  • water as required
How to make the recipe?
  1. Marinate the prawns with lime juice, turmeric, salt and place aside for 15-20 mins. I don't have a pic for this one.
  2. Take a pan once heated add oil. Saute all the ingredients for the paste upto 3-4 mins on low heat.
  3. Grind all the ingredients with little water to form a smooth paste.
  4. Add oil in a wide bottomed sauce pan. Once heated add onion, ginger, curry leaves and green chilies.
  5. Now put red chili powder,
  6. Pour the grounded paste.
  7. Simmer until it starts bubbling and thickens.
  8. Now add water as consistency required.
  9. Time to add the marinated prawns.
  10. Simmer until curry starts bubbling.
  11. Lastly add salt and pour oil.
  12. Switch off the gas and serve prawns gassi hot with rice or appams.
1. The consistency has to be medium but keep the way you like.
2. Instead of prawns you could use paneer or chicken.
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