Unakka Chemmeen – Kovakka Ularth (Dried Prawns – Ivy Gourd Ularth)

Ingredients for Unakka Chemmeen – Kovakka Ularth (Dried Prawns – Ivy Gourd Ularth):

1. Dried prawns – ½ cup

2. Ivy gourd – ½ kg

3. Green chillies – 6, cut lengthwise

    Chilli powder – 1 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Curry leaves – 2 stalks

    Salt – For taste

    Pot tamarind (Kudam puli) – 2 pieces

    Coconut (not too ripen) – ½ (sliced to thin pieces)

4. Oil – 3 big spoons

5. Garlic – 5 cloves, crushed

    Shallots -5, crushed

6. Red chili powder – ½ small spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

How to prepare Unakka Chemmeen – Kovakka Ularth (Dried Prawns – Ivy Gourd Ularth)?

1. Clean dried prawns and keep aside.

2. Cut ivy gourd lengthwise.

3. Cook prawns and ivy gourd along with ingredients no: 3, sprinkling a little water.

4. Heat oil in a pan and sauté ingredients no: 5.

5. Add the powders and fry again.

6. Add cooked prawns-ivy gourd mixture and fry till contents turn dry.

Recipe Source: Vanitha Magazine February 15-29, 2012

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