750 gms Lobsters (21/2″)

4 tbs. Mustard oil

11/2 cup of coconut milk

3 tbs. Poppy seed paste

2 tbs. pili rai paste (Yellow Mustard)

1 tbs. kali rai paste (Black Mustard)

3 tbs. Coconut paste

1 tsp. Haldi (Turmeric)

1 tsp. Green chilli paste

1 tsp. Kalaunji (Black cumin seed)

4 Green chilli (slit)

1tsp. Sugar

Salt to taste.


Completely shell and de-vein the prawns, wash in cold water. Smear turmeric and salt, keep it aside for 20 mins.

Blend yellow and black mustard paste, poppy seed paste, coconut paste, turmeric, sugar, salt and both green chilli paste and green chilli.

Heat oil in a deep frying pan/kadai. Fry prawn till they turn golden brown. Strain them.

Add kalaunji and wait till it crackles. Add the mixed paste and simmer till oil leaves the sides. Add coconut milk and cook it for another 10 minutes. Add the prawns and simmer till cooked

Serve it hot with steaming rice.

**Cooking on medium flame recommended.