Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Chemmeen Curry Recipe

Prawns(Chemmeen) - 250 gm
Onion - 1 no
Ginger - 1 piece
Green chillies - 2 nos
Garlic pods - 5 nos
Chilly powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Fenugreek(Uluva) powder - A pinch
Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
Kukum Star(Kodampuli) - 4 nos
Oil - ½ cup
Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Salt - As reqd
Preparation Method

1)Clean the prawns very well.

2)Cut onion, ginger, garlic into very small pieces.

3)Heat oil in a pan.

4)Add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add onion, ginger, garlic and curry leaves.

5)Fry well till onion turns light brown.

6)Add all the other powders and mix well.

7)Add kukum star, salt and 3 cups of water. Close it with a lid and allow it to boil.

8)When it boils, add green chillies and prawns.

9)Cook for 15 minutes till it forms a gravy.To make the gravy thick, u can cook for a few minutes without closing the pan.

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