Category: Prawns

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 […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Koorka / Prawns – Chinese Potato Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm small prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 1/2 cup koorka / chinese potato, cleaned3/4 cup grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder4 garlic cloves, crushedsmall piece ginger, crushed2 green chillies, slit10 pepper corns4-5 shallots1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersmall piece kudampuli / gambooge1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 […]

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

Bread Fruit – Dried Prawns / Kadachakka – Unakka Chemmeen Thoran

Ingredients: 1 medium bread fruit / kadachakka / sheema chakka, finely chopped1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen, cleaned 2 green chillies, slit1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 garlic clove2 shallots1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

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

Unakka Chemmeen – Parippu Curry / Dried Prawns – Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1/2 cup unakka chemmeen / dried prawns1 tomato, chopped1 onion, chopped4 green chillies, slit1 tsp garlic, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

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

Chemmeen – Kovakka Curry / Prawns – Ivy Gourd Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned10-12 kovakka / ivy gourd, sliced1 small onion, choppedsmall piece ginger, chopped4 green chillies, slit1 small tomato, chopped3/4 tsp turmeric powder3 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 small piece kudampuli / gambooje2 sprig curry leaves1 cup grated coconut2+2 shallots2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedssalt to taste1 tbsp […]

Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Palak Prawns

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns250 gm spinach / palak leaves 2-3 tbsp coriander leaves1 medium onion, chopped1 medium tomato, chopped2-3 green chillies, chopped1 tsp ginger paste3 garlic cloves, chopped1+ 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp kasuri methi1 tsp cumin seeds1 dry red chilli1 tsp vinegar1 pinch of sugarsalt to taste2 tbsp […]

Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawns Ghee Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg cleaned prawns2 dry red chillies4-5 kashmiri red chillies2 tsp coriander seeds1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp pepper corns1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seedssmall lemon sized tamarind5 garlic cloves1/ 2 tsp turmeric powder2 tbsp yogurta pinch of asafoetida2 tbsp onion, finely chopped1 tbsp ghee2 sprigs curry leavessalt to taste oil […]