Chemmeen Undaputtu


3 cups rice flour
250 gm prawns/ chemmeen
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
3 onions, finely chopped
3 green chillies, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small piece ginger, chopped
1 sprig curry leaves, chopped
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
2 cups grated coconut
hot water (3 cups)


  1. Clean the prawns and marinate it with chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion, green chillies, ginger, garlic ,curry leaves and coriander leaves and saute well. 
  3. Add marinated prawns and salt and cook it until done and keep it aside.
  4. In a bowl, add rice flour and salt. Add about 3 cups of hot water and knead well to a smooth dough.
    5. Make lemon size balls out of the dough  and pat them into small disc . Add 1 tbsp prawn/ chemmeen masala into it and make a small ball as below.


    6. Repeat the same process with the remaining dough and prawn masala.

    7. Roll each prepared balls in the grated coconut.
      8. Steam cook for 15-20 minutes and serve hot…
Sending to Ramadan Friendly Recipes hosted by The Halal Foodie
And also sending this to Joy from Fasting to Feasting – V hosted by Yummy Food
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