Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Chemmeen Ularthiyadu / Prawns Roast

This recipe is adapted from Mrs K.M.Mathews' Flavours of Spice Coast. This is my family's favourite prawns dish!
  1. 300gm prawns
  2. 1/2 cup shallots
  3. 1 tsp chilli powder
  4. 1 tsp coriander powder
  5. 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  6. 1 tbs chopper garlic
  7. 1 tbs chopped ginger
  8. 1 pinch turmeric powder
  9. 2-3 tbs tamrind pulp(by soaking tamrind in water)
  10. 1.5 cups onion sliced
  11. 1 tbs ginger thinly sliced
  12. few curry leaves
  13. 2 tbs coconut oil
  14. 1/4 tsp mustard
  15. salt to taste

  1. Grind 2-8 ingredients coarsly
  2. Cook prawns with the mixture by adding 1 cup water,salt and tamrind to it.
  3. Once the prawns is cooked, turn on high flame and switch it off once the prawns is dry.
  4. Heat oil and splutter mustard, curry leaves and saute ginger and onion till onion becomes golden brown.
  5. Add the cooked prawns to the above and fry for some more time, about 10 minutes till the onion mixtures coats the prawns very well.
  6. Switch off the flame
  7. You can garnish the prawns roast with curry leaves or ginger juliennes.

 This is a very tasty prawns ularthiyadu :)

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