Prawns- 500 gm
Remove shell and tail of prawns, wash and strain. Cook prawns along with some salt in very little water, till the colour of the prawns changes into reddish pink.Do not overcook the prawns, since overcooking will make the prawns hard.
Heat 2- 3 tbsp of oil in a pan. Saute chopped onions till light brown. Add turmeric powder and stir well. Add chilly powder and stir on a low flame for less than a minute. Add chopped tomatoes and saute on medium flame, till it becomes thick gravy like and separates from oil. Add curry leaves and prawns along with the remaining water of the cooked prawns, if any.
If no water is left, add 1 - 2 tbsp of water. Stir for a few minutes, till the gravy becomes thick.Add the green chillies and salt, if necessary.serve hot with rice or phulkas......