Mum's Prawn Masala with Rice Bread
Mum's Prawn Masala with Rice Bread
A quick and easy Masala dish by Sapna Anand from Fast Indian Cooking with Sapna
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Stir Frying
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 20 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • Prawn Masala:
  • 500 grams prawns
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 pods garlic, chopped
  • 2 inch ginger, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable / coconut oil
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Rice Bread:
  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 2 cups hot boiling water
  • Ghee
  • Salt
Method
  1. Prawn Masala:
  2. Clean, peel and devein prawns.
  3. In a blender, blend onions, garlic and ginger with a bit of water to make a smooth thick paste.
  4. In a heated pan, add in the blended paste and give it a stir over high heat. Add in chili and turmeric powder, then season with salt and cover with a lid to cook for 10 minutes until all the moisture is absorbed.
  5. Once the paste is dry and fragrant, pour in the oil and stir until sizzling. Then add in the prawns and curry leaves and leave to cook over a low heat for 7-10 minutes.
  6. Once the onion paste has caramelized, increase the heat and add in coconut milk. Cook until liquid evaporates. Cover with lid and switch off the flame.
  7. Garnish with toasted curry leaves before serving.
  1. Rice Bread:
  2. In a bowl, combine rice flour with hot water. Add salt to season. Mix ingredients together to form a dough.
  3. Set the dough aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  4. On a wooden work-top, sprinkle some flour on the surface then proceed to knead the dough until no longer sticky.
  5. When the dough is ready, place in a bowl and cover with cling wrap.
  6. Pinch out a lime-sized dough and roll it out flat. Then toss it on a heated skillet for about 1 minute on each side.
  7. The rice bread will be done when it starts to bubble and lightly brown. Spread some ghee on one side when ready to serve.

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