Chemeen Curry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 40

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 65

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Prawns 500 gms

  • Turmeric 3/4 tsp

  • Red Chili Powder 2 tsp

  • Pepper 1 tsp

  • Kudampuli pieces 2-3 nos

  • Water 3/4 cups

  • Salt 1 tsp

  • Onion (or 10-12 shallots ) 1 nos

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 nos

  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp

  • Curry Leaves 2 sprig

  • Coconut Oil 3 tbsp

  • Minced Garlic 1 tsp

  • Minced Ginger 1 tsp

  • Fenugreek Seeds 1/4 tsp

  • Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Dry Red Chili Broken 1 nos

Directions

  • 01

    Wash and clean prawns

  • 02

    Marinate prawns with 1/4 turmeric, 1 tsp red chilli powder and salt. Keep it aside for 30 minutes

  • 03

    Soak kudampulli in 1/4 cup warm water for 20 minutes

  • 04

    In earthen vessel, heat 2tbsp coconut oil, splutter mustard seeds

  • 05

    Add dry red chilli and fenugreek seeds, saute until seeds are brown

  • 06

    Add ginger garlic and sliced onions with 1 sprig curry leaves

  • 07

    Saute until onions are soft

  • 08

    Add remaining spice powders and mix well

  • 09

    Add tomatoes and saute until mushy

  • 10

    Add kudampulli water , 1 piece of kudampulli with 1/2 cup warm water

  • 11

    Bring to boil

  • 12

    Add marinated prawns and gently mix

  • 13

    Cook for 8-10 minutes until gravy reaches desired consistency

  • 14

    Drizzle 1 tsp coconut oil and 1 sprig curry leaves. Gently stir

  • 15

    Allow to sit for 15 minutes before serving

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