Oct 28, 2009

Prawn Masala Gravy

Ingredients :

Tiger Prawn/Shrimp 250 mg
Onion 2 chopped
Tomato 2 chopped
Green Chilly 2 chopped
Chilly powder 1 tea spoon
Masala powder 2 tsp
Salt as required
Jeera powder 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder 1 tsp
Fenugreek very little quantity (5-6 pieces)
Garlic 3
Curry leaves

Steps to prepare:

  1. Clean and de-vein the prawns and remove the shell.
  2. Heat 3 tsp oil in a pan and put in the chopped onion, chilly, curry leaves, mustard, chopped garlic, tomato and fenugreek seeds. Fry for 2 mins.
  3. Add prawns to it and add 250 ml water, chilli powder, salt, masala, jeera and pepper powder to it.
  4. Stir frequently and cook it for 5 mins
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

This is a fast and easy Prawn masala to cook.

Nutrition Facts :

Prawns are extremely good source of protein, and are very low in fat and calories. That makes them a very healthy food choice. Though they have a high cholesterol content, they are low in saturated fat, which is the fat that raises cholesterol levels in the body. So, there is no need to avoid eating shrimps or prawns.

Prawns also contains a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, but these fatty acids are good for health and help prevent against heart disease, circulatory diseases and many other types of illnesses. Prawns do contain high levels of vitamin B12, zinc, iodine, phosphorous, potassium, selenium and iron and have smaller quantities of calcium, magnesium and sodium. These vitamins are essential for healthy skin, bones and teeth. (reference source)


1 comment:

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