Prawn fry / Eral varuval

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Prawns are the most easiest Non-veg dishes that could be made very quickly at home.They dont take much time to get cooked too.So they could be made for huge batches.This recipe calls for very basic ingredients available at home and are delicious too.
I make this prawn fry when I feel so bored to cook or when I m cooking in a hurry.I have used some ingredients ground to paste to bring the authentic taste of my native place Virudhunagar.This Prawn fry goes well with pulaos and steamed rice.

PREPARATION TIME : 15 MINS

COOKING TIME : 15 MINS

SERVES : 6

prawn fry

INGREDIENTS

3/4 cup prawns

8 red chillies

A 2 inch piece of ginger

6 cloves garlic

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp fennel seeds

2 tbsp oil Few curry leaves(optional)

Water as required

Salt to taste

METHOD

Wash and clean the prawns well in water.Make a paste of red chillies with water and also grind the ginger and garlic together to make ginger garlic paste.

pastes

Heat oil in a pan and add the fennel seeds.Then add the cleaned prawns and saute for 3 mins on medium flame. Now add the red chilly paste.

prawns&red chilly paste

Now add the ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,salt,2 tbsp water and cook for 8-10 mins or until the prawns are cooked well and oil separates.

ginger garlic paste

Switch off the flame and add the curry leaves (optional).

oil leaves,add curry leaves

Serve the Prawn fry with your favorite Pulaos or just steamed rice .

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TAKE CARE TIPS

You can use red chilly powder instead of red chilly paste.

Red chilly paste gives such nice red color to the fry .

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