Category: Prawns

Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Prawn / Chemmeen Kalmas

Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup rice flour3/4 cup grated coconut2 shallots3/4 tsp fennel seeds1 green chilli salt to taste1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup boiling water For prawn filling: 250 gm prawns, cleaned1 tbsp + 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tsp ginger, chopped1 tsp garlic, chopped1 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawn Roast With Shallots / Chemmeen Cheriya Ulli Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned22-25 shallots, sliced10 garlic cloves, chopped1″ piece ginger, chopped1 medium tomato, chopped1 tbsp + 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp lime juice / vinegar1/2 tsp crushed pepper1/4 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 sprigs curry leavessalt to taste4-5 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the prawns and marinate it […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Red Spinach – Dried Prawns / Chuvanna Cheera – Unakka Chemmeen Thoran

Ingredients: 3 cups red cheera / spinach, chopped1/2 cup dried prawns, cleaned1/2 cup grated coconut1 small onion, sliced2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pan, add cleaned dried prawns and dry roast it for few minutes¬†and keep it aside. […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawns – Drumstick Leaves / Chemmeen Muringayila Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned1 cup muringayila / drumstick leaves1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped10-12 shallots, chopped1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 pieces kudampuli1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek powder2 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the gamboge / kudampuli in little water for 15 minutes. Heat […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Churakka Chemmeen Curry / Bottle Gourd Prawns Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup bottle gourd, peeled and cubed1/2 cup prawns, cleaned1 onion, sliced1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies1 tomato, chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1 tsp cumin seeds6 shallots3 tbsp tamarind pulp1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 1/2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Muringayila Choru / Dried Prawns – Drumstick Leaves Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup matta rice / parboiled rice1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1/2 cup drumstick leaves / muringayila1/4 cup shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 tsp kashmiri chilli powdersalt to taste3 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cook the rice adding enough water and salt and keep it aside. Crush together shallots, turmeric powder and kashmiri chilli powder […]

Non Veg, Pasta, Prawns, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Creamy Prawn Pasta

Ingredients: 250 gm pasta1 cup cleaned prawns1 tbsp garlic, thinly chopped2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 cup thick coconut milksalt to taste2 tbsp olive oil1 1/2-2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped Preparation: Boil water in a deep pan, add pasta, 1 tsp of oil and salt and cook for 8-10 minutes or according to […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Okra – Prawns / Vendakka – Chemmeen Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 200 gm prawns, cleaned7-8 vendakka / okra, choppedgooseberry sized tamarind1/2 onion, sliced3 garlic, chopped6 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep it aside. […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Ambazhanga Chammanthi / Dried Prawns – Hog Plums Chutney

Ingredients: 3-4 ambazhanga / hog plums1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1 cup grated coconut5-7 dry red chillies, adjust to your spice level4 shallots3-4 curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Chop hog plums into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat a pan and dry roast cleaned dried prawns along with dry red chillies for 3-4 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Vendakka – Chemmeen Curry / Okra Prawns Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns, cleaned12-15 okra / vendakka, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 large onions, thinly sliced2 medium tomatoes, chopped2 green chillies, slit2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 1/2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut with fennel seeds and turmeric […]

Kabsa /Majboos, Non Veg, Prawns, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Chemmeen / Prawn Kabsa

Ingredients: 250 m prawns, cleaned1 1/2 cup basmati rice2 onions3 tomatoes1 tbsp ginger paste/ crushed1 tbsp garlic paste / crushed4 green chillies, chopped1- 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 + 1/4 tsp kabsa masala1 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp garam masala3 cloves3 cardamoms2 piece cinnamon1 bay leaf1 dry lemonsalt to tasteoil, as requiredchopped coriander […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Achinga Payar Theeyal / Prawns And Long Beans Cooked in a Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned12-15 long beans/ achinga payar18-20 shallots, sliced1 cup grated coconut2 tbsp ginger, chopped2 green chillies1 1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp fenugreek powderlemon sized tamarind1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Chop long beans into 1 inch pieces. Soak tamarind in […]