Monday, 16 January 2012

Prawn Sukka/Sungtache sukke

Sungat meaning prawn in konkani and sukke meaning dry.This is a dry prawn recipe which does not contain gravy.It's a very simple and fast dish which can be prepared within 15 min.I prepare this kind of prawn whenever I am running out of time and it is always delicious with the spice and tangy flavour..and prawn being our anytime favourite :-)

Ingredients -
prawns(100 gms)
potato(1 small)
red chilly powder
turmeric powder
freshly grated coconut
fresh coriander leaves

Method -
Wash and clean the prawns.If the prawns are not small,chop them to small pieces.
Marinate the prawns with salt and turmeric powder for atleast 3-4 hours.
Chop the onions finely.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
Add the chopped onions to it.
Let the onions saute,then add the thinly sliced potato.
Add the tamarind pulp.If you dont have tamarind chopped tomato can be used as a substitute.
Add the marinated prawns,salt,red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
Add little water and let it cook.
Cook till the potatoes are soft.
Add freshly grated coconut(2 tspns) and mix well.
Finally garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Prawn sukka is ready to serve with steamed rice :-)

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