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Malabar Chemmeen Curry (prawns)

Malabar Chemmeen Curry (Prawns)
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Malabar Chemmeen Curry (prawns) Recipe, How To Make Malabar Chemmeen Curry (prawns) Recipe

This traditional Malabar prawn curry is a south Indian curry, prawns cooked in a coconut milk and spices.

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How to make Malabar Chemmeen Curry (Prawns)

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Malabar Chemmeen Curry (Prawns)
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Shrimp
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 19, 2016


Ingredients used in Malabar Chemmeen Curry (Prawns)
• Black pepper - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Coconut milk - 1 cup.
• Tomatoes - 2 numbers.
• Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Chilli powder - 1 tablespoons.
• Serrano chillies (long slices) - 2 numbers.
• Garlic (paste) - 1 tablespoons.
• Ginger(julienne,long slices) - 1 tablespoons.
• Oil - 1/4 cup.
• Prawns - 1000 grams.
• Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Shallots - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Curry leaves - to taste.
Method:
Mix the prawns,turmeric,garlic together and set aside for 30min. In a clay pot if available or saute pan heat the oil, saute the shallots, ginger, green chillies for about 10min until oil seperates. Add the chilli powder and saute for a few more minutes add diced tomatoes and then the prawns and 2nd and 3rd pressed milk (or half a can of coconut milk if fresh cannot be obtained)Cook the prawns for about 20-30min until the prawns turn a bright pink color and are not rubbery. Set aside. In a skillet fry some mustard seeds then add 1 tsp shallot and curry leaves. Pour onto curry and serve hot with rice or parotas.





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vahuser Posted on Thu Aug 20 2009

Your site has taken almost all the recipes from Thangam Philip's book - Modern Cookery for Teaching and The Trade. Nowhere do you state that you have taken the recipes from her book. Also in this recipe you have stolen the photo from keralatousim.org

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vahuser Posted on Mon Dec 29 2008

This was an instant hit with my wife. She told me that it reminded her of her mom's chemeen curry. Now that is a BIG compliment. The only difference is that her mom uses tamarind paste instead of tomatos. Anyways, this is really easy to make and is a

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vahuser Posted on Mon Feb 04 2008

Dear Vah chef, I appreciate your efforts. But I do not know where u are getting the name for the curries. Malabar is a name for northern Kerala. This dish says it is Goan. Also the description says it has pork in it.. It is weard!!!!!!!!!!

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