Prawns – Mango Curry (Chemmeen-Mango Curry) Recipe 2

Ingredients for Prawns – Mango Curry (Chemmeen-Mango Curry):

1. Prawns – 30 nos:

2. Shallots chopped – 5

3. Garlic chopped – 5

4. Ginger chopped – 1 piece

5. Green chillies broken – 5

6. Coriander powder – 1 tsp

7. Chilli powder and turmeric powder – ½ tsp each

8. Fenugreek powder – ¼ tsp

9. Green mango chopped – 1.5 cups

10. Water – 2.5 cups

11. Curry leaves – 1 stalk

12. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

13. Salt – For taste

For gravy:

14. Coconut scrapped – ½ cup

15. Shallots – 1

16. Water – ¼ cup

For tempering:

17. Broken chillies – 2

18. Shallots chopped – 2

19. Mustard – ½ tsp

20. Curry leaves – A stalk

21. Fenugreek powder – ¼ tsp

22. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

How to prepare Prawns – Mango Curry (Chemmeen-Mango Curry)?

1. Wash prawns using water and a teaspoon lime juice.

2. Heat 2 tsp coconut oil in a pan.

3. Sauté onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies.

4. When it turns light golden brown, add coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and fenugreek powder.

5. Reduce the flame and sauté for 2 minutes.

6. Add 1.5 cups of water, green mangoes, prawns and salt.

7. Mix the contents well and bring to boil.

8. Cook in low flame for 10 minutes.

9. Make a fine paste of coconut and shallots adding water and prepare the gravy.

10. Add this gravy to cooked prawns.

11. Add ½ cup water also, and cook for 5 more minutes with closed lid.

12. Switch off the flame, and allow it to rest for 10 more minutes.

13. Heat 2 tsp coconut oil in a pan.

14. Sputter mustard seeds, and fry onions and red chillies till they turn golden brown.

15. Add fenugreek powder to it and switch off the flame.

16. Add curry leaves and mix it well.

17. Pour this oil on the top of the curry and serve.

Courtesy: Grahalakshmi Magazine, May 1-15, 2018

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