Friday, November 18, 2011

To Eat or Not To Eat..

Kolambi Bhat (shrimp Rice)






1 1/2 lb Prawn. Peeled and washed.
3 Cups Basmati Rice
I Cup Cream of Coconut or Coconut Milk
2 Large White Onions finely chopped
2 Large Tomato finely chopped
3-4 Green Chilies slit longitudinally
1/2 cup Coriander finely chopped
2 Tsp Garlic Powder
2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
2 Tsp Turmeric
2 Tsp Garam Masala
1 1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup  Olive Oil


Place oil in a deep pot and add garlic and green chilies while oil is still cold.
Turn heat to medium.
When garlic starts to splatter add onion and stir.
Keep stirring till onion turns brown and translucent. (10 min on medium heat).
Add tomato and turn heat to high.
Stir and allow to cook till the tomato dissolves into the onion. (5 min).
Add Chili, Turmeric, Garam Masala and salt.
Allow to cook for 2 min until it turns into a paste.
Add Prawns and stir till Prawns curl and change colour.
Add Rice, Coconut milk and Coriander and 2 cups of water.
Stir and mix well.
Turn heat to medium and place a lid on the pot.
Keep stirring occasionally so that all the Prawns don't rise to the top.
Keep adding water as needed till all the Rice is cooked.

Garnish with corainder leaves and freshly grated coconut and serve hot.


Someone is Special said...

Nice recipe.. :-)

Someone is Special

Simran said...

Aww :)
It looks yummy yummy :D
Nice post :)

keep sharing

sHoNa said...

THx saravana, & simmy

Proton!! said...

Oh God...yummy ...mouth watering dish.... send me