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Chemmeen Muringakka Manga Curry/Prawns Drumstick and Mango Curry




Chemmeen Muringakka Manga Curry/Prawns Drumstick and Mango Curry

Today's recipe is yet another simple yet super delicious combo. Prawns,drumsticks and mangoes goes so well together. It is an absolute comfort food. My mother used to make this every time we get prawns and mangoes.Drumsticks/muringikka adds a lot of flavor to the dish and mangoes imparts sourness which makes this curry irresistible. You can also make this with dry prawns and is equally delicious.

Ingredients

Prawns - 250 grams
Raw mango- 1 medium
Drumsticks pieces-12- 15
Grated coconut- 1 cup
Shallots- 7-8
Ginger- 2 inch thick
Green chilly -2
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilly powder-  1 1/3 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- a few
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Dry red chilly-2
Coconut oil


Cut mangoes into cubes. In a pot add the cut mangoes, cleaned prawns, drumsticks,sliced shallots,salt,slit green chilly and turmeric powder . Cook till the prawns is done and the mangoes and drumsticks and soft.

Make a fine paste of coconut and ginger coriander powder and chilly powder and then pour this over the cooked mangoes and prawns and mix well. Simmer this in a low flame for about 2-3 minutes and switch off the flame.

Heat coconut oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when they splutter add sliced shallots,fry till golden brown. Add curry leaves and 2 dry red chilly and fry. Pour this over the curry and mix. Close it with a lid till it is ready to be served.


Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

Comments

  1. Very flavorful prawn curry. New to me and will try it out soon dear.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/01/maan-kochu-bata-spicy-paste-of-malanga.html

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  2. Super yumm,i am making this today,wonderful flavors...

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  3. love this curry...amazing combination.
    .prawns, muringakka, raw mango in coconut...u got to try it to believe this....yummy post!!!

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  4. Adipoli mangauum chemmenum curry. Great.

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  5. interesting and new to me.. looks so yummy.
    http://www.indiantastyfoodrecipes.com/

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  6. Awesome looking prawn curry. excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  7. wow..they look so good & delicious!!

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  8. Luce muy rico es una delicia al paladar me encanta quiero probar,abrazos y abrazos

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  9. what lovely and yummy curry:)
    Love the pictures!!

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  10. Droolworthy curry,salivating here..love this combo.

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  11. Mouthwatering flavors,curry looks super tempting with the tender mango slices :)

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  12. very tempting healthy curry, mputhwatering!!!

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  13. Wow creamy looking curry....yummy...

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  14. With a bowl of hot piping rice,I can have this curry anytime.Quite tempting.

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  15. tempting and super inviting .. ..wish to try it out

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    in my blog.

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  16. What a fab combination..looks very tempting

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  17. This must have tasted yum with the flavors of drumstick and mango. looks delicious

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  18. unique combo and urges me to try this recipe!!!

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  19. Ho,vayil kappalodikkam..nostalgic..Yummy and real clean presentation Suja.

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  20. Hi Suja,This is a most delicious curry & I love it! The Goan way is with fresh coconut masala without the tadka & I used to enjoy it so much as we had an abundance of drumsticks in our garden. My grandmother used to prepare it so well. I will try out your way sometime.. It looks so yummy! Thank you for this preparation. :)

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  21. I had once ... n was looking for a recipe.... n this looks perfect...!!

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  22. A very different combination.. looks very tempting!

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  23. looks so good...love you way you present..
    Tasty Appetite

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  24. OMG. Reminds me sooooo much of beautiful Kerala. Wish I could just have some boiled rice with it n dig in ! Yummy yay.

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  25. I love the combination ooh..simply irresistable.

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  26. This recipe is totally new to me. I'll give it a try sometime. Thanks for sharing.

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