Prawn Potato Thoran

Chemmeen potato thoran

A delicious side-dish for rice..

Prawn Potato Thoran / Chemmeen Urulakizhangu Thoran

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Prawns – 12 – 15 medium or large, cut into small pieces

2. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 3/4 tsp

Dried red chilly – 1, broken

3. Pearl onions – 10 – 12, quartered

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Ginger – 2 tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 1 tsp, finely chopped

4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

5. Potato – 2 small, peeled and thinly sliced (please refer the step pic)

Water – 1/4 cup

6. Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup

7. Fenugreek powder – A pinch

Crushed chilly flakes – 1/2 tsp

Fresh ground black pepper – 1/2 tsp

8. Coconut oil – 1 tsp

9. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Heat coconut oil in a pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilly. Add pearl onions, curry leaves, a pinch of salt and stir for 1 – 2 minutes. Next add ginger and garlic. Saute for a few minutes. Add turmeric powder and stir for a minute.

2.  Next add potato pieces and 1/4 cup water. Cook for a couple of minutes. Add chopped prawns and mix well. Cook covered for 3 – 4 minutes at medium-low heat. Open the lid and add grated coconut. Mix well. Cook for a minute and add fenugreek powder, crushed chilly flakes and freshly cracked whole black pepper corns. Cook for a minute and switch off. Add a tsp of coconut oil. Cover and set aside for 10 minutes. Serve the yummy prawn potato thoran with rice and other side-dishes.

Potatoes can be replaced with plantain/ vazhakkaya and prawns can be replaced with squid or mixed seafood.

Vazhakkaya Chemmeen Thoran

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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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