Chemmeen Molee / Prawn Molee

Chemmeen molee

Chemmeen Moli / Prawn Moli

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Prawns / chemmeen – 18 – 20, cleaned

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt – As required

2. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

3. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

4. Onion – 3/4 cup, thinly sliced and halved

Green chilies – 3 slit

Ginger – 1 tsp, thinly sliced or finely chopped

Garlic – 2 small cloves, chopped

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

5. Medium thick coconut milk – 1 cup or as required

Vinegar – 3/4 tsp (optional)

6. Thick coconut milk – 1/4 cup

7. Tomato – 1 small, cut into thin rounds

8. Fresh ground pepper – 1/4 tsp

9. Salt – To taste

10. Coconut oil – 1 – 2 tsp

Method

Combine cleaned prawns with turmeric powder and salt. Set aside for 10 minutes.

Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds. Add onion, green chilies,  ginger, garlic and curry leaves. Saute for a few minutes until onion turns translucent. Add marinated prawns and mix well. Add medium thick coconut milk, vinegar if using, salt to taste and cook for 5 – 7 minutes at low heat. Add thick coconut milk and tomato slices. Taste-check for salt. Cook for a minute or two at low heat. Add fresh ground pepper and 1 – 2 tsp coconut oil. Switch off. It tastes best after sometime. Serve with bread, appam or idiyappam.

Chemmeen Molee

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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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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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