Sunday, September 15, 2013

Lobster Curry( Puja Special)

lobster curry


For The Marination:

1 lobster (500 gm)
3 tbsp coconut milk
Pinch of salt
Pinch of sugar
1/2 tsp ginger paste

For The Curry:

11/2 tbsp mustard oil
3 tsp onion paste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp garlic paste
3/4 tsp green chili paste
3 tsp tomato puree
1-2 cardamom
1-2 cloves
11-12 tbsp coconut milk
1 ladle full of lobster stock
Salt to taste


De-shell the lobster and put only the shell into a pot of boiling water to make stock, let it simmer for at least an hour. 

Now devein the lobster meat and dice it into bite size pieces. 

Put the diced pieces in a bowl and marinate it with the coconut milk, salt, sugar and ginger. 

Mix well and put it in the fridge for half an hour.

Heat oil in a vessel. 

Add the onion paste, , then add the ginger paste, garlic paste and green chili paste. 

Cook till it becomes brown in colour. 

Add the tomato puree, mix well. Then add the cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. 

Stir well. Reduce the flame and stir in the coconut milk gradually, so that it doesn't curdle. 

Let this simmer for 6-7 minutes then add salt. 

Now add the marinated lobster, stir gently. 

Finally, add the stock and let the lobster cook for about 6-8 minutes it till the gravy becomes thick. 

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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