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 Malabar Chemmeen Curry (Malabar Prawn Curry) 
  • 20 medium Prawns
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind pulp
  • 1/2 cup Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup Grated coconut
  • 5 Chopped onions
  • 6 Garlic
  • 4 Red chillies
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 2 inches Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup Coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons Curry leaves
  • 6 Chopped cashewnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • Salt (As per taste)
Soak tamarind in 1 cup of warm water and extract the juice. Wash, shell and de-vein the prawns. Grind the coriander leaves, grated coconut, chopped onions, garlic, red chillies, green chillies, ginger, pepper, cumin to a fine paste. Apply the paste to the prawns and allow to marinate for 2 hours.

Heat oil and fry the prawns till golden and drain well. Mix tamarind juice, turmeric powder and salt in a vessel. Add the fried prawns and boil for five minutes. Remove it from fire and transfer the contents to a serving dish. Garnish it with fried curry leaves and the nuts. Sprinkle cardamom powder on them.

Serve with hot rice.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 35 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Kerala | Submitted by: System


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