Shrimp In Coconut Milk

Course : Curry
Serves: 4
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1 1/2 pounds large raw shrimp
1 tablespoon ghee -- (or oil)
2 medium onions -- thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic -- (crushed)
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
2 medium fresh red or green chiles
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
8 whole curry leaves
2 cups coconut milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 medium lemon juice to taste

Preparation / Directions:

Wash shrimp, shell and de-vein. Heat ghee and fry onions> garlic and ginger until onions are soft but do not let them brown. Add chiles, turmeric, and curry leaves and fry 1 minute longer. Add coconut milk and salt and stir while bringing to simmering point. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, then add shrimp and cook 10-15 minutes more. Remove from heat and add lemon juice to taste.

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