Unakka Chemmen Podi, Dry Prawns Chutney Powder, chemmen podi recipe, seafood recipe kerala style

Unakka Chemmeen Podi (Dry Prawns Chutney Powder)

 

Unakka Chemmen Podi, Dry Prawns Chutney Powder, chemmen podi recipe, seafood recipe kerala style

Chemmen Podi

Unakka Chemmeen Podi Recipe


Ingredients:

  • Unakka chemmen – ½  cup
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Small onion – 5
  • Dry Red chilli – 2
  • Kashmiri chill powder – 1/3  tsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 springs
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Tamarind – Small ball sized
  • Salt

 

(Note:

Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level)

 

Method:

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  • Remove the head of dried prawns. Wash it well and keep it ready
  • Heat a pan and dry roast prawns till it becomes brown and crisp. Keep it aside
  • To the pan add grated coconut, roughly chopped small onion, ginger, garlic, dry red chilli and curry leaves. Dry roast it till coconut turns brown in color.
  • Now add tamarind and chilli powder and mix it well for a minute.

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  • Add the roasted prawns and mix it well. Check for salt. Switch of the stove and allow it to cool.
  • Grind it to a coarse mixture (Few seconds of grinding is sufficient). Chemmen podi is ready.

 

 

 

 

 

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