Prawn Pickle(Fish Pickle)

Chemmen or konju achar.

Prawn Pickle(Fish Pickle)

Chemmen or konju achar.

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By sowmya anilpillai

Published On: 08 Nov 2005

Rating: 4
13 Votes, 6 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 6
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Directions

Step 1

Cook the prawns along with turmeric, salt and vinegar.Try to cook in the pressure cooker. Make sure all the water is evaporated.

Step 2

Once cooled , press the prawn with a stone or masher(make sure you dont powder it).

Step 3

Take 1 cup of mustard oil or any oil and fry prawns.

Step 4

Take all the leftovers of the prawn from the oil and mix it with the fried ones.

Step 5

Add little more oil to the existing oil and fry baby onions , garlic cloves seperately and keep it aside.

Step 6

In the oil add mustard seeds and when it cracks add Dried red chillies and all the above said mix and fry for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Once cooled store it in a air tight jar.Make sure oil tops the mix when in jar.

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keerthi

Made it and it is very good.. thanks sowmya

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Lathika

Hey sowmya , this is very tasty

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Jenny

Thanks for the recipe, i tried it with shrimp. Fish pickles do have onions.

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K.Sureshkumar

Yummy !!!! U have done well...

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sowmya anilpillai

I made mackerel pickle with these ingredients and it came out good.So maybe manju you should give it a try

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Manju

Hey Sowmya, can I make salmon achar using the same recipe? Please let me know as I am craving for meen achaar.. I loved your aviyal recipe too...

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