Kalmino Patio Parsi Prawn Curry
You Will need:
3 large onions, finely chopped
4-6 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric
4-6 Curry Leaves
1-2 tsp tamarind paste
1 tbsp fresh mint (or 1 tsp mint sauce)
1 tbsp brown sugar
450-500g fresh prawns or shrimp
1 large bunch of fresh coriander
Heat some oil in a wok or pan & fry ONE of the chopped onions.
Once browned Add the Garlic, chilli powder, turmeric & a little water (or rice wine if u have it).
Turn down the heat & simmer for 3 or 4 mins.
Next, add the rest of the onions.
Once they become translucent, fold in the tamarind, mint, sugar & salt to taste.
At this point u can add a little water or wine to stop things drying out.
Simmer for about 5 mins.
Next add the peeled & dried prawns/shrimp & again, a little liquid if required.
Now fry until the prawns change colour, Do NOT overcook!
At this point add the shredded coriander leaves & stir fry on a high heat for 2-3 mins to thicken the sauce & serve hot.
To add a little extra colour & flavour garnish with lemon & lime zest & a few fresh green chillies.[B]