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23 October 2011

CHEMMEEN MURINGAKKA CURRY ( PRAWNS AND DRUMSTICK CURRY )

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Ingredients

  1. Prawns(cleaned)-250 to 300 gms
  2. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  3. Drumstick(cut it into 2" long pieces)-1 no
  4. Kudampuli/Kokum(soaked in water)- 2 nos
  5. Tomato(sliced)-1 large
  6. Green chilli-2 to 3 nos(to taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Water

To grind

  1. Grated coconut- 3/4 cup
  2. Shallots- 4 nos
  3. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  4. Chili powder-1/2 to 1  tsp
  5. Coriander powder- 1tsp
  6. Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
  7. Water- 1cup

For tempering

  1. Mustard seeds
  2. Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp(optional)
  3. Shallots(sliced)- 3 nos
  4. Curry leaves-few
  5. Dried red chili- 3 nos
  6. Oil





Method

  • Grind grated coconut with the the rest of the ingredients to grind to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • In a pan or a manchatti cook prawns with  turmeric powder,salt and about 1 cup water.
  • When it is half done add drumstick pieces and cook till it is done.
  • Now add the coconut paste,kudampuli,tomato,green chilli,water and salt to taste .
  • Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.Switch off the stove.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Now add fenugreek seeds,fry for few seconds.
  • Add red chilies,curry leaves and shallots,fry till shallots turn golden brown.Pour this over the curry and serve.

Note:you can also use raw mango instead of tomatoes.

Sending this to Kerala kitchen event hosted by Khushi of A girl's diary




21 comments:

  1. Yummy curry..Looks delicious...Nice presentation..

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  2. delicious!! loved the curry recipe...hey why dnt uparticipate in th eKerala kitchen event...I m hosting it this month....do send me your entries
    kerala kitchen

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  3. Oh!,Healthy and delicious Prawn preparation luks tempting.Luv it

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  4. nice presentation...curry looks mouthwatering...

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  5. Prawns with drumstick is a awesome combination yummy looking!

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  6. Omg, fingerlicking curry, seriously am drooling over that flavourful bowl of irresistible curry.

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  7. Looks delicious. Love your clicks.Never had this combination before and also new concept of tadka for a non-veg item. Nice.

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  9. Whoa that's an amazing prawn curry, iam salivating here :) You have a warm and a cute space. Thanks for visiting my space. Glad to follow you. Enjoy diwali!.

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  11. Beautiful presentation and evergreen combo..love it..

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  12. Loved your kalchatti and coconut shell spoons. Curry is making me hungry.

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  13. Great presentation and make me drool!


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  14. Wow! This is one of my fav curry. Makes me drool. Loooooved your presentation. Too good!

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  15. your pictures are speaking a lot. chemmeen murigakka curry is truly delicious.

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  16. Adipoli curry, love the chritta thavis.

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  17. What a beautiful presentation dear - great recipe!

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  18. That is a really attractive presentation of my old time favorite curry konju and muringakka!!
    Glorious with rice:)

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  19. wonderful combo and curry looks so delicious dear..superb clicks..

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