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Thursday, 29 November 2012

Dried Prawns Chutney/ Unakka Chemmeen Chammanthi


Ingredients:

1/2 cup dried prawns/ unakka chemmeen
1 cup grated coconut
3 shallots
3-4 dry red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
small berry size tamarind
salt
1 tsp oil

Preparation:
  1. Clean the dried prawns by removing its head and tail. Wash it in water and drain well.
  2. Heat a pan and dry roast the dried prawns for 3-5 minutes in medium flame. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in the pan and add shallots and dry red chillies and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Grind the roasted dried prawns, shallots, dry red chillies, grated coconut, curry leaves, tamarind and salt together to a coarse mixture without adding water.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and serve as a side dish for rice.....

11 comments:

  1. Wow...different type of chutney...mommy usually makes sambal and fry vegetables with unakka chemmeen..

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  2. Are wah!! this is perfect with kanji...Luv it dear. Beautiful clicks.

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  3. i love dried prawns.. lovely preparation..

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  4. first time here....
    u have a wonderful space, glad to follow u :)

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  5. How many days will it last for, if kept in the fridge?

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    1. Hi Anjusha,
      It should generally last upto 2 weeks if kept in an air tight container in the fridge..

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