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22nd October 2019

Dry Prawn Chilly Fry – with Coconut

Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

As the rains bring a shortage of fresh fish, we make use of our stash of dry fish in this season. The Dry Prawn Chilly Fry – with Coconut  is one such dish that we make to serve with our rice and curries in Goa. It is simple to make. Try it soon. (For a recipe without coconut – click here)

Serves: 4 Persons

Prep. Time: 15 Mins + Soaking

Cooking Time: 25 to 30 Mins

Ingredients:

[Standard Measure: 1 cup = 250 ml]

  • Dry Prawns (cleaned, heads removed) – ¾ cup
  • Onions (chopped) – 2 large
  • Green Chillies (chopped) – 2 large
  • Green Corriander (finely chopped) – 1 to 2 tbsp.
  • Coconut (grated) – 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp.
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Sugar – 2 pinches
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Salt – a pinch

Step 1:     Take the cleaned dry prawns in a bowl and rinse once. Then add enough water and soak for 30 minutes.

Step 2:     Heat oil in a frying pan and add the onion. Sauté the onion till translucent. Then add the turmeric powder and mix.

Making of Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

Step 3:     Add the green chillies and sauté for a minute. Now drain the dry prawns and add to the pan. Mix and add ¼ cup hot water. Cook covered on low heat for 12 to 15 minutes.

Making of Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

Making of Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

Making of Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

Step 4:     Later, add the grated coconut and the sugar. Mix and cook covered for another 2 to 3 minutes. Switch off the heat and garnish with the 1 tbsp. of grated coconut and green corriander and keep covered for another 5 minutes before serving.

Making of Dry Prawn Chilly Fry - with Coconut

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