Prawn-Jhinga With Drumstick Curry


Prawn-Jhinga With Drumstick Curry

Prawn/jhinga with drumstick curry is prepared by cooking prawns with drumstick, onion, tomatoes, tamarind and other ingredients
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • First Make a paste of cumin seeds, mustard seeds and cocnut.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves and chopped onions.
  • Saute till onion become golden brown and add ginger-garlic paste.
  • Stir in chopped tomatoes and fry well till tomatoes are fully mashed.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric and required salt. Stir in low flame for a few seconds.
  • Add drumstick pieces and cover the pan with a lid. Cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add coconut paste and stir in prawns. Stir well and add tamarind water. Then pour 1/2 cup water and heat the pan. 8)When boiling starts, lower the flame and cover with a lid. Cook in low flame for 10-15 minutes until prawns are done.
  • Prawn/jhinga with drumstick curry, apt with rice/roti, is ready.
  • Note: Make sure that the curry is not too tangy by adding an excess of tamarind pulp.
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