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Nadan Chemmeen curry in Kerala style# Prawns curry recipe#Kerala sea food recipes

Written By Kottayam Kitchen on Saturday, January 16, 2016 | January 16, 2016

Hi friends,

Happy to announce a good news...A brand new year with a new achievement.I have published my first  you tube video for this chemmeen curry.Please watch  this and give your feedback.Its a simple Kerala style chemmeen curry with raw mango and coconut paste.

Ingredients needed

 For curry

  1. Chemmeen/Prawns(big) - 3/4 cup
  2. Onion - 1/2 portion(sliced)
  3. Ginger chopped - 1 Tsp
  4. Garlic chopped - 1 Tsp
  5. Green chillies - 2 nos(slited)
  6. Raw mango - 1/2 cup(cubed)
  7. Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/2 Tsp
  9. Chilly powder - 2 Tsp(or add fish masala)
  10. Water - 1 cup
  11. Salt - to taste
  12. Tamarind juice(purely optional,Add only if the raw mango is not much sour)
For seasoning

  1. Coconut Oil -2 Tb sp
  2. Mustard - 1/2 Tsp
  3. Dry red chillies - 2-3 nos
  4. Curry leaves - 1 sprig

  • Clean prawns/chemmeen and keep aside.
  • Chop onion,ginger,garlic and green chilies.
  • Make coconut paste with 1/2 cup coconut with lit water.
  • To a heated pan,add oil,when it becomes hot add chopped onion,ginger,garlic and green chilies and saute until translucent.
  • Then add  turmeric powder and chilly powder.Saute until the oil becomes clear in low flame.
  • When the oil is clear,add cleaned prawns,raw mango and 1 cup water.Mix it and add salt to taste.Cover and cook for 10- 15 minutes.(first 5 min in high flame,then 10 min  in medium flame)
  • After that,add coconut paste and cook for another 15 minutes in medium flame.
  • If the gravy is not much sour(tangy)add 2 Tb sp Tamarind juice or paste.
  • Cook for 2 more minutes,with out lid,by this time all the excess water gets evaporated.
  • Prepare the seasonings in another pan and add this to the curry.
  • Serve with warm matta/Kerala rice or plain rice.
Click the link or play button  for the video.Its in Malayalam with English subtitles.
Watch and learn the preparation method of seafood curry in Kerala style

Plzzzz  Note

As it is my first video recipe,there are some errors and back ground sounds.Sorry about that.Next time i will come up with more good quality videos.For that i need your feedback n support.
Thank you 

Kottayam Kitchen

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