Prawns Coconut Masala

Chemmeen(Prawns) varattiyathu

Prawns Coconut Masala

Chemmeen(Prawns) varattiyathu

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By sreedevi menon

Published On: 24 Nov 2005

Rating: 5
4 Votes, 3 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Marinate prawns with ginger-garlic paste, masala powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder and a bit of vinegar and keep this mix in the fridge for
4-5 hours.

Step 2

:- Its good if u can keep it for some more time.

Step 3

Saute onions in a pan and when its colour starts changing, add dried tomato pieces.

Step 4

Add the prawns mix and remember not to add water.

Step 5

Cook well by closing the lid.

Step 6

When its fully cooked, add grated coconut before the whole of water gets dried up.

Step 7

Cook again for 10 minutes.

Step 8

Fry curry leaves in oil and dress the prawns with some lemon and fried curry leaves.

Step 9

:- Serve with rice and curd.


hai, i would like to know the amount of grated coconut to be added?

Pradeep Nair

My wife tried this recipe to be served around 30 people in my office and many came back congradulating the excellent food. Many wanted to know the recipe of the same. Thanks for sharing this excellent recipe. Pradeep Nair. Tampa, Florida, USA.


My husband liked this very much...

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