Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Prawns in Hot Garlic Sauce

500 gms. large shrimps peeled and cleaned with tails left intact
2 dry red chilies
a cup of chopped spring onions
1 full garlic pod finely chopped
2 green chillies finely chopped
1 tsp. sugar,
1 tbs. Soya sauce,
1/4 cup tomato ketchup
2 tbsp vinegar
1/2 tsp Kashmiri Chili powder.
Red food colour
1 cup chicken stock (or substitute with1/2 tsp aji no moto)
1 tbs. Cornflour mixed with ½ cup water
2 tsp oil

Method: Heat oil in a wok and put the dry chilies into it. Once it browns and swells up add the garlic and stir fry till light brown. Add ½ the spring onions and fry. Add Soya Sauce, Sugar, ketchup, vinegar, chilli powder and the food colour. Let the mixture simmer and thicken. Add shrimps and let it cook for minute. Then add the chicken stock. If chicken stock is not available add a cup of water and the aji no moto. Let the mixture come to a boil then mix cornflour with water and stir into mixture. Cook till sauce thickens. Serve hot and garnish with left over spring onions..

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