Prawn-Chemmeen Stir Fry


Prawn-Chemmeen Stir Fry

Authentic Kerala Style prawn/chemeen ularthu with thenga kothu in shaapu style
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • 1)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai. 2)Splutter mustard seeds. 3)Add the grated ginger, garlic and curry leaves and saute for 3 mins, till its brown. 4)Add the powders and saute on a low flame for 1 min. 5)Add little water (1/2 cup) to this followed by kudam puli and required salt. Let it boil till half the water is evaporated. 6)At this point, you can add the prawns and let it be cooked on a low flame. :- Make sure all water is evaporated. 7)Heat oil in another pan. 8)Add the red onions and saute, till its brown. 9)Add the thengakothu and saute it nicely. 10)After this u can add the cooked prawns and saute well till fried. :- Try to use fresh prawns for tasty results.
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Response (18)
  1. s
    safeena May 31, 2008

    The dish came out superb… Thank you.. my family enjoyed it well.

  2. F
    Fathima November 2, 2008

    This came out GREAT!

  3. d
    deepthy November 25, 2008

    thank u Manju…excellent recipe.. :):)

  4. a
    amitha January 9, 2009

    i tried this…. superb…..thank u for ur excellent recipe.. …

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