Two pounds small prawns, shelled and veined.
One cup minced onion.
Half cup chopped tomato.
Three TBS chili paste.
One TBS jaggery (palm sugar).
One teaspoon garam masala.
Half a Tsp. ground black pepper.
Half a Tsp. turmeric.
Quarter teaspoon each ground cumin, salt, cayenne.
Half a cup of vinegar.
Half a cup of tamarind water.
Osterize everything except the prawns, onion, tomato in a blender. Fry the prawns for two minutes, remove and drain. Brown the onions, add the contents of the blender, shortly after which, add the tomatoes; cook till well blended.
Add the prawns and fry till done.
This is a side dish, good with vegetables and rice.
Note: this is more or less the same recipe as on a blog I have neglected for a long time. No need to mention it further.