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23 February 2013

KERALA STYLE PRAWN ROAST | CHEMMEEN ROAST

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Ingredients

  1. Prawns- cleaned and deveined- 2 cups
  2. Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  3. Ginger -crushed- 1 tsp
  4. Garlic crushed- 1 tsp
  5. Shallots -sliced- 1/2 cup
  6. Coconut pieces-1/4 cup
  7. Green chilies -cut vertically- 1 or 2  nos( optional)
  8. Fenugreek seeds powder-1 pinch
  9. Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  10. Cococnut oil- as required

For marination

  1. Kashmiri chili powder- 2 tsp
  2. Black pepper powder-1 tsp ( or to taste)
  3. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  5. Garam masala powder-3/4 to 1 tsp
  6. Salt to taste

Method

  • Combine prawns with  all the ingredients for marination and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Now add ginger,garlic,shallots and coconut pieces.Saute for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Now add green chilies and fenugreek powder.Mix well for few seconds.
  • Add the marinated prawns and curry leaves.Add more salt if required.Cover and cook over medium low heat, just until done.
  • Add more curry leaves ,if desired.
NOTE
For best results use homemade garam masala.





30 comments:

  1. First click is awesome... delicious roast.. Looks so good!!!

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  2. Looks super good.what amazing clicks..especially the first one.

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  3. trust me my mouth is watering like anything...so so good it looks

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  4. The clicks make it all the more tempting...delicious!!!

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  5. mmmm.... amzing prawns roast... Couldn't resist this.. Mouth watering clicks.

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  6. Love the first pic...the shrimps are making me drool
    Shema

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  7. wow....i love it!! looks super spicy.!!

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  8. Beautiful pics, delicious prawns!

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  9. My daughter made this the other day, perfect...reminds me of Kerala

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    1. Thank You Beena for trying it out!!!!Happy that it worked well for you!!

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  10. Very nice. I made it and came out very tasty.

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  11. I have prepared this. It came out really yummy

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  12. Your post look yummy & delicious, I must try it. Thank you.Recipes.

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  13. A must try, if you like Kerala cuisine and prawns!!!!!
    My hubby and bro loved it... One of my hit preparation
    Thanks a lottttt,.........

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    1. Hi Sharanya ..Thank You for the feedback...so happy your family loved it..

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  14. Lovely recipe! Should this be prepared in coconut oil?

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    1. Thankyou Aiswarya...coconut oil works best for this recipe..in case you don't have coconut oil ,use vegetable oil
      Regards
      Vidya

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  15. this ingredients is for how much quantity of prawns?

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  16. Super! I tried and came out very good

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  17. I tried your recipe and it turned out perfect ...everyone at home loved it...I've tried so other recipes , but it didn't turn out like the chemeen I tasted in Kerala ...your recipe is amazing

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    1. Thank You Aiswarya.So happy that it worked well for you.

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  18. I tried your recipe and it turned out amazing ... I have tried other recipes but it didn't taste like what I tasted in Kerala.. Only your recipe turned out exactly the way I wanted

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  19. Tried and it came out awesome. Entire Family luved it!Thanks! :)

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