Royyala iguru recipe | Easy andhra prawn curry recipe | Prawn stir fry


Royyala iguru | Easy andhra prawn curry

Prawn stir fry, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Prawn stir fry is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by parveen. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Prawn stir fry is a question which arises in people’s mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Prawn stir fry recipe by parveen. Prawn stir fry can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Prawn stir fry just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Prawn stir fry can serve 3 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don’t forget to check and try out Prawn stir fry. 
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 250 grams of prawns / royyalu
  • 2 medium sized onions chopped finely
  • 1 green chili slit or chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp cumin / jeera
  • Salt to taste
  • Generous Pinch of turmeric
  • ½ tsp. ginger garlic paste, + ½ tsp. for marination
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder, + ¼ tsp. for marination
  • 1 tbsp. Lemon juice (adjust to suit your taste)
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • Coriander leaves few for garnishing
  • 1 ½ tbsp. oil (adjust to suit your taste)

How to make the recipe

  1. Clean and wash prawns. Drain water thoroughly, marinate with ½ tsp. ginger garlic paste, ¼ tsp. red chili powder, little salt and lemon juice. Set this aside till you prepare the rest.
  2. Heat a pan with oil, add cumin, and curry leaves and green chili. Sauté till the curry leaves turn crisp
  3. Add onions, sprinkle salt and fry till they turn golden, reduce the flame to minimum (sim), continue to fry till they caramelize. Take care not to burn them.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and give a quick stir. Since the onions are already caramelized the ginger garlic can get burnt. Take care
  5. Add the marinated prawns and fry for 2 to 3 mins
  6. Add the rest of the red chili powder, turmeric and garam masala. Give a good stir and fry for a min
  7. Sprinkle some water just enough to bring in some moisture for the prawns to get cooked. I used almost 90 ml water.
  8. Cover and cook on a medium flame till they are completely cooked. I understand them to be cooked when they curl up and turn pink or orange. If there is more water left, you can evaporate by cooking further without a lid
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves

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