Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Chemmeen (Shrimp/Prawn) Masala


Shrimp(Chemmeen) - 1 lb (deveined and cleaned) or ( frozen uncooked shrimp)

Diced onion - 1 cup

Finely chopped tomato - 1 cup

Green chillies(finely chopped) - 1/2 cup

Ginger - 1 tbsp

Cumin(Jeerakam) powder - 1 tsp

Coriander powder - 2 tbsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Garam masala - A pinch

Coriander leaves for garnishing

Curry leaves - 1 sprig



  • Heat oil in a pan/kadai.
  • Add onion,curry leaves,green chilli and garlic
  • Sauted well till onion become transparent,add chopped tomato.
  • When it become little pulpy add all the powders.
  • Fry well till raw smell is gone and oil separates.
  • Then add shrimp.Cover and cook till done.But only add water needed,shrimp will ooze out water.
  • Garnish with coriander leaf.

Serve hot with rice,chapati.

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