Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder

This chutney powder is somewhat a different version with an amazing and a different taste. This preparation is also very simple. Normally, people of Kerala love to have chemmeen and this would be the treat for them. This is the perfect combo with rice.

Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder

This chutney powder is somewhat a different version with an amazing and a different taste. This preparation is also very simple. Normally, people of Kerala love to have chemmeen and this would be the treat for them. This is the perfect combo with rice.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Chutneys

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 03 Apr 2016

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Ingredients

  • Cleaned (by removing the head and tail portion)
    Dried Prawns
    (Unakka Chemmeen) - 100 Gms
    Grated Coconut - 2 cups
    Curry Leaves - 10 Nos
    Redgram Dal (Tuvara Parippu) - 25 gm
    Blackgram Dal (Uzhunnumparippu) - 25 gm
    Red Chillies - 6 Nos.
    Salt - To taste
    Asafoetida Powder - ½ tspn
    Seedless Tamarind - 15 Grams

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 1

Heat the Frying Pan/Cheenachatty and roast the Prawns and keep the roasted Prawns aside to cool.

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Step 2 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 2

Roast the Redgram Dhal and Blackgram Dhal together and keep the roasted Dhals also aside to cool

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Step 3 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 3

Heat the Red Chillies also and keep them aside

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Step 4 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 4

Roast the Grated Coconut in medium flame

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Step 5 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 5

When the colour of the grated Coconut turns into golden, add the Curry leaves and stir the mix well and keep it aside to cool.

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Step 6 Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Prawns) Chutney Powder Recipe

Step 6

Then mix all above mentioned roasted ingredients together, add required quantity of Salt, Asafoetida Powder, Seedless Tamarind and grind them in a mixer grinder (absolutely without water).

Unakka Chemmeen Chutney Powder is ready. This can be used as side dish for the cooked rice/Dosa/boiled Tapioca etc.

If this Chutney Powder is stored in an air tight container properly, it can use for more than a month time.

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