Tamil Nadu Chemmeen Curry


Tamil Nadu Chemmeen Curry

Shrimps(Chemmeen) curry also called as Manja curry
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 8 people


For seasoning:


  • Heat up a vessel or a pan.
  • Add shrimps, mango pieces, tomato, turmeric powder, chilly powder, 1/4 cup of water and salt to taste.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • :- Do not boil for more than 15 mins b`coz if overcooked, the shrimps will become hard.
  • Grind together grated coconut and pearl onions.
  • Add the ground coconut into the pan or the vessel.
  • When it starts boiling, switch off the flame.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Pour the above seasoning into the curry and mix well.
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Response (3)
  1. j
    jazni July 22, 2008

    This chemmeen curry is too goood. I like it.

  2. L
    Lakshmy Anish November 3, 2008

    Tried this out.Very simple,easy to make and the taste was exceptionally good…….

  3. n
    nivetha April 18, 2005

    he ya thiz iz so simple and good..actually i have seen thiz recipe long time afo but juz today i tried thiz..itz worth to try

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