Gongura(Sorrel) Prawns Pickle

1 cup medium or small sized prawns (royyalu), peel and wash thoroughly
1 cup gongura(sorrel) leaves, washed and dried in shade
2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
2 tbsp garam masala
1 tbsp turmeric
oil for deep frying
salt as per taste
2 tbsp red chilli powder
1/4 cup coriander powder

  1. In a bowl, add prawns, 1/2 tbsp turmeric, ginger-garlic paste, salt, 1/2 tbsp garam masala powder and mix well and keep aside for 15min
  2. After 15min, In a pan add oil and deep fry prawns and drain. Let them cool completely
  3. In another pan, add 1 cup of oil and add sorrel leaves and fry them till all the moisture evaporates
  4. Add remaining turmeric, enough salt, chilli powder, remaining garam masala powder, dhaniya powder to the sorrel leaves and mix well
  5. Add fried prawns to the above mixture and stir well and fry for 2 more min. Let it cool completely before you transfer it to a airtight glass container. This pickle stays fresh for an year!