April 28, 2018

Shrimp Mappas

Once in a while I really crave for the traditional plate with the thick red kerala rice and fish curry . As I had some shrimp in my fridge so decided to make shrimp kappas , this recipe has different variations but coconut milk is a must in this dish . Add some dal fry and veggies fry and you got a complete thali Yummy 

What you need :

Deveined Prawns -  20-30
Red onions - 1 finely chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch chopped
Garlic - 5-6 crushed
Green chilies- 4-5 slit long
Curry leaves- 5-6
EVOO- 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Kodum puli -1-2 soaked in water
Coconut milk - 1/2 cup
Turmeric pwd- 1 teaspoon
Chilly pwd - 1 teaspoon
Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
Smoked paprika - 2 teaspoon ( this gives a very authentic taste to fish curry )
Salt to taste
Coconut oil optional to garnish
  • Heat a thick bottom pan with oil add the mustard seeds let them splutter add onions saute for a few mins till soft then ginger , garlic , green chilies cook for few more mins
  • Add all the dry ingredients turmeric , paprika, chilly pwd,  salt cook till the raw smell goes away then add the Puli let this simmer for a good 5-10 mins 
  • Add the coconut milk make sure the flame is low , then gently add  the cleaned shrimp cook for few mins as shrimp very fast .
  • Last step add the garam masala and curry leaves for authentic taste try a teaspoon of coconut oil and enjoy with red yummy rice ;)

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