Prawn Coconut Curry

8 medium sized prawns
1 cup tamarind paste
6-7 black peppercorns
2 tsp garlic paste
2 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
4-5 cloves chopped garlic
1 tsp red chilli powder
4 tbs refined oil
1 cup chopped onions
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tbs chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 up coconut milk
2tbs chopped coriander leaves

De shell and De vein the prawns.

Marinate the prawns with a mixture of ginger paste, garlic paste,
red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.

Heat refinedoil in a pan, add chopped garlic and saute.
Add black peppercorns, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and stir.

Then add onions,Green chillies, red chilli powder,turmeric powder and saute.

Now add tamarind paste, salt and the prawns to the curry.
Stir well.Add coconut milk.

Garnish with the coriander leaves and serve hot.

Courtesy: Chef Marut Sikka,