Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Simple Shrimp Curry/Chemmeen Oyichu Curry




Simple Shrimp Curry/Chemmeen Oyichu Curry

This is a simple Kerala style nadan chemmeen oyichu curry /shrimp curry with minimal ingredients. Moru curry and puliserri are usual curries served over rice in Kerala. Yet another popular curry served over rice is oyichu curry.  It is a quick coconut based gravy and is less spicy compared to the regular prawns curry. You can use fresh prawns or dried prawns. There are also vegetarian versions and different vegetables green mango, cucumber, jack fruit seeds, plantains etc can be used.Try this recipe,you will surely love it

Ingredients
Shrimp- 1 lb
Onion / Shallot- 1 medium/1/2 cup
Tomato-2
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Green Chilly-3
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Fenugreek powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil




Clean and marinate the  prawns with a pinch of turmeric, salt  for ten minutes.
Make a fine paste of coconut, ginger and two shallots.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and allow mustard seeds to splutter. Add  green chilly and curry leaves and onions and saute till golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute till it turns soft. Next add chilly powder, fenugreek powder and marinated shrimp/prawns and saute for a minute.Add half cup of water, cover and cook till the prawns is done. Finally add the ground coconut paste adjust consistency and simmer for two minutes . Serve with rice.
Note: instead of tomatoes you can use sliced green mango for this recipe.


Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy.

30 comments:

  1. Looks adipoli chechi...Coconut milk based garvy ente fav anu...

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  2. Thanks Suji dear for the quick response..

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  3. Delicious curry ..I love coconut milk based gravies too..looks awesome Suja!

    US Masala

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  4. nice coconut curry.. adding tomatoes is interesting!

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  5. Sounds delicious and looks creamy, beautiful click too..

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  6. curry looks delicious, tempting click

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  7. Shrimp curry makes me drool suja,iam a big fan of shrimp.Like to eat it quite often .

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  8. Ah will be great with a bowl of rice...

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  9. I love coconut milk based curries. Shrimp curry looks so flavorful.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  10. As always a very very tempting curry.

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  11. Shrimp curry using coconut milk look simply awesome.Gravy looks so thick and colorful that I am already drooling.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. Looks so yummy,would taste so good with hot steamed rice..

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  13. kothi varunnu... evde korachu shrimp unde.. njan nale for sure undaakkum..

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  14. Slurpppp!lipsmacking shrimp curry..

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  15. simply delicious...ichira chorum koodi kittiyal adipoli!!

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  16. Suja, pls send a bowl to me...looks to scrumptious to resist one...

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  17. Been long. How have you been dear? Shrimp looks perfect.

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  18. Adipoli curry..anything with shrimp my fav...looks so tempting.

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  19. Adipoli recipe...luv the prawns and the recipe too

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  20. Tempting curry...Would love to have it with rice..Njan ekadesham ethe poleya shrimp curry undakkunne..Chilappol kudampulikku pakaram manga cherkkarundu..

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