Chemmeen Ularthiyathu

Chemmeen Ularthiyathu

 

Ingredients

1. Prawn / chemmeen – Around 1/2 – 3/4 kg (I used 35 prawns)

2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

   Chilly powder – 1 tsp

   Coconut slices (thenga kothu) – 1/2 cup

   Curry leaves – 1 sprig

   Gamboge/kudam puli – 2 (Soaked in water and torn into small pieces)

   Water – 1/4 cup

   Salt – To taste

3. Pearl onions – 3/4 cup, sliced (You can use 1/2 medium onion instead. Slice them thinly and cut into 3-4 parts)

   Ginger – 2 tsp

   Green chilies – 2, slit

   Curry leaves – 1 sprig

4. Turmeric powder – 1 pinch

   Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

   Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp

   Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

5. Salt – To taste

6. Coconut oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

Method

1. Cook the prawns along with ingredients numbered 2 in a meen chatti /any pan. Cook covered for about 10 minutes at medium heat until prawns are done and water is almost evaporated.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Add sliced onion, ginger, green chilies and curry leaves. Saute until onion turns slightly golden. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and pepper powder. Saute until their raw smell is gone. Add the cooked prawns. Stir-fry for 5 – 8 minutes at medium-high heat. Add more coconut oil if required. Switch off and serve warm with rice.

 

 

Prawn Ularthiyathu - Kerala Style

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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