Sunday, July 22, 2007


This is a very very tasty recipe and a special recipe from my family.....i really savor it.ofcourse this is my moms own recipe.curry leaves give a rich flavour to this dish.

1 pound shrimp
1 large onion finely chopped
2 tomatoes finely chopped
4 green chillies
red chilli powder
1/2 sp gasagasalu(poppy seeds)
1/2 sp dry coconut powder
1/2 cup water
garam masala
pinch of pepper powder
1 1/2 sp ghee
6 or 7 cashews

some 30 curry leaves finely chopped(when chopped u get a cup of them)
1 sp dhania powder(coriander powder)

heat oil in a pan.fry onions,green chillies till light brown.
add ginger garlic paste and fry for a add tomatoes and fry till they r finely cooked.
add poppy seeds and coconut powder.
saute for 2 minutes.
add shrimp and cover with lid.water starts coming out from remove the lid and cook on low flame till water goes off.
add a cup of water,salt,chilli powder,dhania powder and cook till oil and curry gets seperated.
add garam masala,cilantro and now add a spoon of oil to the same curry and deep fry it or till desired.
heat a sp of ghee in a seperate pan and fry cashews.
add these cashews along with the ghee to the shrimp fry.
add finely chopped curry leaves.
sprinkle some garam masala,chilli powder,pepper powder .
add salt if required.
saute it for 2 to 3 minutes
serve with rice.


Cinnamon said...

yummm... shrimp fry, my fav :)
Iam craving for some now !!

Asha said...

Love the caramelized color of shrimps!Looks yum:)

Jyothi said...

Hi Shanti! looks great. Never tried shrimp recipe. But this is my hubby's favourite dish. Thanks for sharing.

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

O o this is looking DELISH! Nice colorful dish.....

Padma said...

Shrimp fry is looking so delicious...
I love the roasted flavour when we burn it for a min or so...tempting pics

Jyothi said...

Hi Shanti! you have been tagged by me on my meme article. If you get the time, have a look at my blog. Thanks and have a great day.

Srivalli said...

Hi do you make coconut powder?....the dish looks very yummy...


Vani said...

Came to your blog from your comments on mine. Recipe sounds nice.

Shella said...

Love your shrimp fry. The colour is lovely.