Nadan Chemmeen Mulakittathu – Red Prawn Curry


Nadan Chemmeen Mulakittathu - Red Prawn Curry

One of the blessing of life on malabar coast is that we get to enjoy fresh seafood. Fresh seafood and fish cooked in clay pot gives a different taste that i can't explain. Nadan chemmeen mulakittathu is one of like that traditional prawn recipe which is quiet spicy and hot. The people who love spice will surely love this recipe. This curry gives a delicate balance of sour,tangy and spicy taste for your prawns. Please check out the video.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Take all the ingredients and keep it ready.
  • Clean prawns and add chilly powder,turmeric powder,salt and water as required.
  • Soak tamarind in hot water for 5 minutes.
  • Heat oil,splutter mustard seed and fenugreek seed and add shallots,onion and saute until golden brown in color.
  • Add tomato,green chilly and curry leaves.
  • Saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add prawns along with masala water and tamarind water
  • Bring it to boil and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Nadan Chemmeen Mulakittathu - Red Prawn Curry is ready to serve
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