Recipe for DRY PRAWNS GARLIC PHANNA UPKARI (sukkale sungta lossun phanna upkari ) by Priya R Shenoy
wash and clean the dry prawns and keep ready .
soak a small lemon sized tamarind in water and keep ready the pulp.
in a pan (preferably clay pot like the one i used) heat oil and fry handful of garlic cloves ( some 15 to 20) till golden brown.
now add 7 to 9 tspn of red chilli powder to the oil ,fry for some 3 to 4 secs and pour the tamarind pulp immediately this will thicken the gravy few secs.
now add the prawns and stir for a few secnds, add around 1 cup water and let it boil, add salt as per taste..
when it starts boiling add around 1/2 cup of grated coconut, keep on low flame till the gravy is thickened.
Yummy dry prawns phanna upkari its ready to be served.
take care not to burn the red chilli powder, fry ONLY for the mentioned seconds and add the tamarind pulp immediately
u can apply the same recipe to any dry fish .