Prawns Theeyal (Chemmeen)

Chemmeen Theeyal or Prawns Theeyal is a prawns preparation with roasted coconut gravy. It is a good accompaniment with rice. This is a very famous and mostly wanted in the state of Kerala.

Prawns Theeyal (Chemmeen)

Chemmeen Theeyal or Prawns Theeyal is a prawns preparation with roasted coconut gravy. It is a good accompaniment with rice. This is a very famous and mostly wanted in the state of Kerala.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Renjini Selvan

Published On: 02 Aug 2009

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 8
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean and wash prawns.

Step 2

Dry roast grated coconut till it turns golden brown.

Step 3

Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and fenugreek powder.

Step 4

Roast for 2 more minutes in a low flame and remove from fire.

Step 5

After cooling this roasted coconut mixture, grind it into a fine paste.

Step 6

Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard, add curry leaves and dry red chillies.

Step 7

Saute sliced shallots and chopped green chillies till shallots become soft.

Step 8

Add prawns and saute for a while.

Step 9

Add the roasted coconut paste along with tamarind pulp, salt and required quantity of water.

10)Cook the dish in a medium flame till it reaches the required consistency.

Step 10

:- Remove from fire and serve hot with rice.

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