Sunday, November 20, 2005

Shrimp and Green pepper curry:

A Platter of steaming Shrimp and Green pepper curry:---In a word: Yummy!

Most studies today have shown that adding seafood into your diet once a week can improve your health ,they are a major source of omega-3 fatty acids.In indian cuisine you have a whole lot of variations when it comes to curry prepartions from state to state.

Here's an exotic curry --




Ingredients:

shrimps 12-15
Ginger-Garlic Paste -2 tsp.
Onions - 2
Tomatoes - 2 chopped
green peppers 2
garam masala 1tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
cummin seeds 1/2 tsp
Black pepper powder1/2 tsp
Red chilli Powder 1- tsp
Oil - ½ cup.
Lime juice- 1tbsp


Method:

Chop the onions and tomatoes. In a heavy bottomed pan add the oil and heat it. Add cumin seeds to the oil and fry them later add the ginger- garlic paste and fry for a minute. Next add the chopped onions and fry them till they turn transparent. Add the cleaned shrimps and turmeric powder and cook till the shrimps become tender. Add the tomatoes, green peppers ,chilli powder, garam masala powder ,black pepper powder and salt and mix the contents well. Add some water and cook them over a slow flame till done. finally add the lime juice & garnish with cilantro leaves & a slit green chilli if you like it hot- & it's ready to serve with Rice.




Note:The lime juice keeps the shrimp tender and moist and the flavour is exotic !