Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Chemmeen Thoran



Chemmeen Thoran

This is a Kerala style prawns/chemmeen thoran which is a quick and easy stir fry of prawns and coconut.It is perfect for lunch with rice. If you are a sea food lover you are going to love this dish.

Small prawns- 1 1/2 cup
Shallots chopped-1 cup
Grated Coconut- 3/4 cup
Green chilly-2
Ginger- 1 inch thick
Garlic-4 - 5 pods
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Garam masala- 1/3 tsp(optional)
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Dry red chilly- 2
Curry leaves -a few

Peel and devein prawns and keep aside. Chop shallots, ginger and garlic into small fine pieces. Crush coconut and green chilly together.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Next add curry leaves  and dry red chilly and after a few seconds the chopped shallots, ginger, garlic and green chilly. Saute this till onions turn golden brown. Add prawns, turmeric powder, chilly powder and garam masala sprinkle a few drops of water,cover and cook for two minutes. Add the coconut mixture and mix well and cover and continue to cook in low flame till all the water evaporates. Saute in medium high flame for one more minute. Serve with rice.

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy..

31 comments:

  1. Yummo.Fell in Luv with Ur Dish.Worth-trying Recipe Dear.

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  2. Omg, mouthwatering here..seriously am drooling over that fabulous looking thoran..

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  3. yummy thoran, looks super delicious, adiploi aayi Suja..

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  4. Wow looks very tempting..yumm

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  5. The recipe looks delicious suja. I like the kerala touch in prawn.

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  6. my fav,,,,now a days whenever i buy prawns, i mostly make thoran with that....your thoran looks wonderful....

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  7. loved your thoran version...perfectly spicy

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  8. hi suja, interesting, never tried tried this way before, i kind of like the idea of adding grated coconut to this delicious looking prawn dish

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  9. Delicious …Perfectly made one..I will surely try it soon..Thanks for the recipe dear..

    My Blog:
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  10. Thoran looks so spicy and tempting.

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  11. Very tempting dish and yummy looking

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  12. omg...soooooooooooper tempting...love to giv it a go..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  13. Oh,I appreciate the way you have presented the yummy thoran.Legible and graceful..Drooling yaa

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  14. Nalla nadan luk ulla chemmen thoran..luks oh so yummy!!

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  15. wow very very tempting !!

    Ongoing Event - Festive Food

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  16. ur sea food recipes are always awesome.. :)

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  17. Delicious looking prawns thoran,looks so tempting.

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  18. chemmeen thoran adipoliyayittundu.............

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  19. yummy & mouth watering dish....

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  20. Thanks all for the sweet comments:)

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