Chemmeen Ithal Orotti

A Ramzan special

Chemmeen Ithal Orotti

A Ramzan special

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Zeba Niyas

Published On: 22 Oct 2006

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

Soak the rice in water for about 3 hrs.

Step 2

Extract 1 cup of thick coconut mlk from the grated coconut.

Step 3

Extract second and third milk from the remaining coconut.

Step 4

Place the above two thinner coconut milks in a grinder along with the rice and grind it to a fine paste.

Step 5

Add thick coconut milk, egg, salt and cardamoms into it and mix well.

Step 6

:- The consistency should be a little thinner than a dosa batter.

Step 7

Clean the prawns well and marinate them with chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt.

Step 8

Fry the marinated prawns and keep it aside.

Step 9

Heat ghee in a pan or a kadai.

Step 10

Add onions and sautT followed by ginger and garlic paste.

Step 11

Add tomato and sautT till it gets blend well

Step 12

When the ghee starts to separate from the sides of the pan, add coriander powder, coriander leaves and fried prawns.

Step 13

Lower the flame and cook for about 10 mins.

Step 14

Heat water in a steamer and when it starts to boil, place a mould greased with ghee in it.

Step 15

Pour a ladle of the batter into it and allow it to cook.

Step 16

When done, place a small portion of the prawns masala over it and spread it evenly.

Step 17

Again pour a ladle of the batter over it and spread it evenly.

Step 18

When that too is cooked, place another portion of the masala over it.

Step 19

When the batter and masala is used up, close the steamer an cook for about 30 mins.

Step 20

When done, allow it to cool.

Step 21

Cut it into desired shapes.

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