Unakka chemmeen Pacha thakkali Peera Pattichathu

unakka chemmeen

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Unakka chemmeen, cleaned – 11/4 cup, rinsed well

2. Pacha thakkali – 4 – 5, medium

Shallots – 8, thinly sliced

Green chilies – 3 – 4, diagonally sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – To taste

3. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Method

1. Crush 1/4 cup rinsed dried shrimp slightly in the small jar of a blender.

2.Place the crushed dried shrimp and  all the ingredients numbered 2 in a manchatti / clay pot. Mix well using your fingers. Cover and cook for 15 – 20 minutes until mostly dry. Switch off. Add coconut oil and mix well. Cover and set aside for 10 minutes.  Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

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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