Dry Prawns Fry (Unakka Chemmeen Varathathu)

Dry Prawns Fry (Unakka Chemmeen Varathathu)

When I saw dry prawns in the hyper market I took it without a second thought.When I reached home I wondered what I would make with it.Immediately I called my mil and she gave me the options..There are so many options in curries which she gave -dry prawns mango curry, dry prawns curry, dry prawns peera etc.But this is the tastiest recipe when you want to prepare a dry side dish....My hubby says so:)

Dry Prawns Fry (Unakka Chemmeen Varathathu)When I saw dry prawns in the hyper market I took it without a second thought.When I reached home I wondered what I would make with it.Immediately I called my mil and she gave me the options..There are so many options in curries which she gave -dry prawns mango curry, dry prawns curry, dry prawns pee...

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisinekerala
  • Yield2 servings 2 serving
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Total Time20 minutesPT0H20M

Ingredients

Dry prawns
100 grams
Shallots
10 numbers
Ginger
0.5 inch
Garlic
4 Cloves
Chilli powder
4 Tsps
Curry leaves

Steps

  1. Wash dry prawns well,drain n keep aside.
  2. Cut shallots,ginger and garlic and mince them.
  3. In a wok,heat the dry prawns stirring continuously till they turn golden yellow/ brown colour.
  4. Mix the above heated prawns with the minced shallots,garlic,ginger mixture.
  5. Add chilli powder and salt to this mixture .Mix well and keep aside for minimum 1 hour for marination.
  6. Heat coconut oil in a wok over a low flame.Add the marinated dry prawns and stir well .
  7. Add a few curry leaves to the dry prawns.
  8. The prawns can be removed from the flame when the color changes to golden brown and become crisp.
  9. Serve while hot.