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Kovakka chemmeen thoran / ivy gourd - prawn stir fry with coconut

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Chopped Kovakka / Ivy Gourd - 1 cup

Prawns / Shrimp - 25 Nos

Kodampuli / Gambooge - 2 - 3 pieces

Onion - 1 No

Grated coconut - 1/2 cup

Green chillies - 4 - 5 Nos

Shallots - 5 Nos

Chopped ginger and garlic - 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder

Dry red chillies - 2 - 3 Nos

Curry leaves - 3 - 4 leaves

Mustard seeds

Oil

Salt to taste

Preparation

  • Wash and chop the Ivy Gourd into 4 pieces. Wash the prawns and keep it aside. Soak Kodampuli in water.
  • Then cook the prawns for just 5 minutes by adding 3 pinch turmeric powder and little salt. Grind coarsely grated coconut, green chillies, shallots, chopped ginger and garlic & 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds. When it crackles, add dry red chillies and curry leaves. Then add chopped Ivy Gourd and chopped onions. And saute it for about 4-5 minutes. Then add half cooked prawns, Kudampuli,salt and ground coconut mixture and mix it well.
  • Then cook it covered in low flame till its done. It will take about 15 minutes. When its almost done, cook uncovered for some more minutes and remove from the flame. Have with Rice.

Photos

Kovakka Chemmeen Thoran / Ivy Gourd - Prawn Stir Fry with Coconut, photo 1Kovakka Chemmeen Thoran / Ivy Gourd - Prawn Stir Fry with Coconut, photo 2

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