Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is Shamna K.V.'s recipe from the Thursday magazine dated 9/11/06. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Fill half a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add some salt to it and the lobster making sure the fish is completely submerged.
  3. Cook the fish for 5 minutes for the first kg and 2 extra minutes for every additional kg.
  4. If the antenna pulls out easily, the fish is cooked.
  5. A properly cooked lobster meat is creamy white and the shells are bright red.
  6. Allow the fish to cool.
  7. Remove lobster meat from the shell.
  8. Cut the tail in half lengthwise.
  9. Keep shell intact and carefully remove the meat from it.
  10. Mix the masala powders, salt, ginger-garlic paste and lime juice in a bowl.
  11. Add pepper powder and mix.
  12. Add the lobster pieces to it and mix.
  13. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  14. Heat oil in a pan.
  15. Add curry leaves and marinated lobster pieces.
  16. Shallow fry on both sides till cooked.
  17. Dip the tail into the marinade and fry till it is lightly browned.
  18. Let the fried tail dry on paper towels.
  19. Now stuff the fried meat into the shell and garnish with fresh veggies.
  20. Serve hot with rotis.
  21. Enjoy!