Chemmeen Varattiyathu Recipe – Spicy Shrimp /Prawn Fry Recipe – Kothiyavunu Special
For Marinating :
Shrimp /Prawns /Chemmeen :1/2 kg/1 lb
Ginger : 1 tsp
Garlic : 1 tsp
Red chilli powder : 2 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
For Sauteing :
Onion : 1 (thinly sliced)
Green chillies : 3 (slit open lengthwise)
Curry leaves : 2 sprigs
Coconut oil enough for frying.
How to make Chemmeen Varattiyathu – Spicy Prawns-Shrimps Fry – Kothiyavunu Special:
1. Clean and marinate the prawns with the above listed marinating ingredients for 15-30 mins.
2. In a pan, cover and cook prawns-chemmeen with 1/4 cups of water till shrimp fully dry with masala.
3. Heat coconut oil in a kadai /pan; preferably in ‘manchatti’ an earthen pot, add sliced onions, slit green chillies and curry leaves, saute well till it turns to translucent.
4. Add marinated prawns into it; combine well and saute for 10-20 mins till it roast…Serve hot with rice and enjoy!
Notes : Using Coconut oil gives unique and authentic taste.