Quick and easy Prawn masala

When you have minimal ingredients at home and you want  to have a quick and tasty side dish or curry on a lazy day, then this dish is for you. It’s very simple to make and you can alter it for vegetarian dish too.

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Ingredients needed:

  1. Onion
  2. Tomatoes
  3. Ginger
  4. Garlic
  5. Lemon Juice
  6. Coriander leaves – 1 sprig
  7. Curry leaves – 3 sprigs
  8. Chilli powder
  9. Coriander powder
  10. Garam masala
  11. Oil
  12. Salt and pepper to taste
  13. Turmeric powder

Star ingredients

  • Pre washed and cleaned Prawns

For vegetarian dish – you can use cooked garbanzo beans or steamed veggies, corn and the list goes on 🙂 You can customize this .

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How to prepare:

In a grinder have onions,tomatoes, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and coriander leaves  and grind until smooth. Add water if needed .In a kadai, add oil and cook this mixture for 5 minutes, then add chilli, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and pepper. Add water and let this mixture cook for 10 minutes or until the raw smell is gone. Now add prawns and cook for 3 minutes or until this cooked.

Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice.

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It’s ready to serve 🙂 It goes well with rice,chappatis, dosa

 

 

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1 recipe and different quick meals :)

In the morning rush , who has time to think of lunch ? Oh wait  not only lunch, a post evening healthy snack or healthy dinner that’s ready when you come home after work , that would be heaven 🙂

Today’s post is about a healthy recipe you can make , store in fridge for a week. when its time you can toss it  with Rice, or have it with chapathi or have it as a salad .Tada isn’t it awesome and the great thing you can make this at home with handful of vegetables and its quick and super easy to make.

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Ingredients:

  1. Cumin seeds
  2. Oil or ghee
  3. Mint leaves (optional)
  4. Curry leaves (optional)
  5. Coriander leaves (optional)
  6. Garam masala – pinch
  7. Chilli powder – as per taste
  8. Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Salt
  11. Sugar  – 1 teaspoon
  12. Tomato ketchup – as desired

Vegetables:

  1. Cabbage
  2. carrots
  3. Green peas
  4. Capsicum
  5. French beans
  6. Beet root

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How to prepare :

Wash and dice all the vegetables finely . In a kadai, add oil or ghee . Add cumin seeds, once its roasted put all the vegetables except capsicum. Add mint leaves and curry leaves.Saute for a minute . Add small amount of water. Let it cook for 2 minutes. Now add turmeric powder, chilli and coriander powder, garam masala and salt. Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes. Now add sugar and ketchup . Keep the flame high and stir until all the water is evaporated. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Its ready 🙂

How to prepare the meals :

Meal 1: If you have leftover rice , warm it up or use the freshly cooked rice. Add 1 tea-spoon of ghee and mix the vegetables . Your lunch is ready 🙂

Meal 2: If you have tortilla wraps or chapathi, warm it up . Spread the vegetables mixture in one half of the wrap. Add mayo or your favorite sauce. Your wrap is ready to go 🙂 You can have it for breakfast or post evening snack

Meal 3: In a bowl have this vegetable mixture and 2 dollop of greek yogurt or curd. your snack is ready.Increase the portion and add almonds or peanuts for crunch. Your dinner is ready 🙂

You can use any vegetable available with you. Cauliflower, broccoli,sweet potato, potato,corn kernels, garbanzo beans works good .

Good luck !