Sunday, April 17, 2011

Fried Masala Shrimps - Kerala Easter Recipes

1.Shrimps (Peeled and deveined) – 20 Nos.
2.Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
3.Oil – 1 tsp
For Marinade
1.Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
2.Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
3.Fenugreek Powder (Uluva Podi) – A pinch
4.Black pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
5.Fish Masala Powder – 1 tsp (optional)
6.Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
7.Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
8.Salt – to taste
Preparation Method
1.Clean and wash the shrimps thoroughly. Add 2 tbsp of lemon juice to the shrimps and soak it in water for 5-10 minutes. This will help in eliminating any unwanted odour from the shrimps. Drain the water and keep the shrimps aside.
2.Prepare a marinade using the above ingredients and apply it on the shrimp. Keep it in the refrigerator for half an hour.
3.Heat a non stick Tava (Griddle) or Frying Pan and spread a few drops of oil on the surface (Alternatively, you can use cooking spray).
4.Place the marinated shrimps on the hot pan and cook covered on medium heat for 3-5 minutes.
5.Flip the shrimps and fry for another 3-4 minutes till they begin to brown.
6.Be careful not to burn the shrimps as the taste will change drastically.
7.Remove from pan and serve immediately along with a wedge of lemon.

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