• Dry Prawns with Cabbage - Kerala Cuisine


    Dry prawns (small size) - 1 cup
    Cabbage (thinly sliced) - 2 cups
    Onion (thinly sliced) - 1 cup
    Grated coconut - 1 cup
    Green chillies (chopped) - 5 no.
    Garam masala - ½ tsp
    Garlic - 4 flakes
    Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
    Ginger (chopped) - ½ tsp
    Pepper powder - ½ tsp
    Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
    Coriander leaves

    Ingredients for seasoning

    Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
    Urad dal (split) - 1 tsp
    Curry leaves
    Red chillies - 3 no.

    Method of preparation

    Take three teaspoons of oil in a kadai (big pan) and heat it. Put mustard. When it starts to splutter, add urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves, ginger and garlic. Stir well. Now add cumin seeds, green chillies, dry prawns, turmeric powder, crushed pepper andgaram masala. Pour some water and add salt. Close the vessel and cook for eight minutes.

    Now remove the lid of the vessel. Stir a bit and add big onions, cabbage and grated coconut. Stir well. Cover the vessel and cook for some more time. Open the lid to check whether all the water content has been absorbed. Stir again. Close the lid and cook for some more time.
    Serve the Dry Prawns with Cabbage hot after garnishing it with chopped coriander leaves.