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Chemmeen mapas (kerala prawn curry with coconut milk)

Main Dish
3 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 3
Prawns, washed, shelled and deveined - 250 g

Oil - 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds (Rai) - 2 teaspoons

Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Onion, sliced - 1

Green Chillies, slit - 2

Ginger, chopped - 2 Tsp

Garlic cloves finely chopped - 12

Coriander Powder - 2 teaspoon

Red Chili Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Tamarind, soaked in 2/3 up of water - 1 Lemon sized ball

Coconut milk - 2/3 Cup

Salt - To Taste

Preparation

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add in the mustard seeds. When they start to crackle, add in the fenugreek seeds, Sliced onion, green chillies, ginger and garlic.
  • Fry till onion turns translucent.
  • Mix together the coriander powder and red chili powder with a tblsp of water to form a paste. Add the spice paste in and fry again for 2 minutes.
  • Extract the tamarind pulp and add that to the pan. Add in the salt and cook.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil. Add prawns and cook till prawns are half done.
  • Pour in the coconut milk and mix well. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or appams.

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Chemmeen Mapas (Kerala Prawn Curry with coconut milk), photo 1
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25/01/2014

Great recipe...............................................................

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