Name of EventSri Lanka National Day
Cuisine FromSri Lanka
|Preparation time||15 minutes|
|Cooking time||15 - 20 mins|
500 gms (1 pound) small / medium green prawns cleaned.
1 tbs lime pickle
2 Onions, sliced
1 large Green or Red Pepper (Capsicum), sliced
3 cloves garlic - minced
2 tsp minced ginger
6 - 8 curry leaves (can be omitted if not available)
1 tsp black ground Mustard seed
1 tsp Sugar
2 tsps Chilli Powder (medium to hot) to taste
1/2 cup white vinegar
salt to taste
1 Mix together the mustard, garlic and ginger with vinegar.
2 Add sugar, chilli powder, lime pickle and salt to taste. Mix well.
3 Heat the oil in medium sized frying pan. Add peppers/capsicum. Cook on medium heat for 2/3 minutes
4 Add mixture above and fry for another 2/3 minutes to make a masala. Set aside
5 In a separate pan/wok deep fry the shrimp until just turning pink (high heat), a few minutes.
5 Reduce heat to medium and add curry leaves and other ingredients. Cook for a further 2/3 minutes
7 Eat as an appetiser or serve with rice & curry.
Note. Traditionally small prawns are used & eaten whole.