Chemmeen – Muringayila / Prawns – Drumstick Leaves Thoran


1 cup prawns / chemmeen, cleaned
1 1/2 cup muringayila/ drumstick leaves, cleaned
3/4 cup grated coconut
3 shallots
4-5 dry red chillies
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
few curry leaves


  1. Crush grated coconut, shallots and dry red chillies together and keep it aside.
  2. In a pan, add cleaned prawns and cook it adding turmeric powder and salt. 
  3. Add drumstick leaves to this and mix well for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Then add crushed coconut and salt, mix well and cook covered on low flame till done.
  5. Heat little oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add this over the thoran and serve hot with rice…

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