Chemmeen With Dal


Chemmeen With Dal

Chemmeen marinated in masala and later cooked in dal and coconut milk.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Cook the toor dhal in a pressure cooker until soft. Mash and keep aside.
  • Grind together tomatoes, garlic, shallots and ginger to a fine paste.
  • Coat the ground masala paste on the drained prawns and marinate for a few minutes.
  • Heat a pan and pour some coconut oil. Splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves. Stir in marinated prawns. Add split green chillies and saute for sometime.
  • Add the light coconut milk and allow it to boil. Lower the heat and add mashed toor dhal. Cook until the prawns are done.
  • Add the thick coconut milk and remove from fire before boiling starts.
  • Chemmeen with dal is ready and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve the nutritious chemmeen dish hot.
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