Thursday, August 26, 2010

Unakka Chemmeen chamanthi podi(Dried Shrimps chutney Powder)

Ingredients:

Dried Shrimps/Unakka Chemmeen - 1cup
Grated coconut - 2 - 21/2cups
Shallots,chopped - 3/4cup
Curry leaves - 5strands
Red chilli - 10
Ginger ,chopped - 3tbsp
Tamarind - lemon sized ball
Salt

Method


Dry roast the prawns in a pan.Remove from pan when they are crispy.Dry roast coconut ,Chopped ginger and shallots for 5 minutes.Add red chillies and curry leaves when they become light brown.when the coconut turns brown add tamarind,salt and roasted dry prawns.Saute for another 2 minutes and switch off the stove.Let them cool.Grind into powder in a mixer.Store it in an airtight container.

13 comments:

  1. I luv this podi very much have tasted once in my friends place...looks very tempting

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  2. Dear Sreelekha
    How are you? Thats a great recipe..I make some thing like this with fresh tny prawns and was wondering how to use dried srimp with coconut and all..and here you are...I am in taipei..I shall make it as soon as I am back...
    Have a nice weekend

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  3. entamme, enike unakkachemmen valya eshtanu. natil poitte evnam ethokke tahttan, Adipoli dear..

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  4. Unakka chemmen chamanthi podi adipoli sree. Chamanthi podies ente weeknus annu.

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  5. Podi looks great..nice click!!

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  6. Eda, kidulam recipe!! njanum ethu koree munbu post cheyythuundu da..pakshe ipool koree divasamayee, undakkittu..kandittu kothiyayee..:)

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  7. I love this chamanthi podi, havent had since long...yumm..

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  8. Never tried eating this before. Sounds interesting.

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  9. Lovely chamandi podi. My favorite.

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  10. wow adipoli chorinte kude super. ithu kazhichittu nal kure ayi

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