Chemmeen /Konju Muringakka Curry Recipe | Prawn Drumstick Curry Recipe
Chemmeen/Shrimp/Prawns : 1/4 kg /1/2 lb (Washed & Cleaned)
Muringakka/Drumstick : 10 pieces (cut into lengthwise)
Green Chillies : 2 nos (slit in centre)
Red chili powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Garlic : 2 cloves (crushed)
Ginger : 1/2″ piece (grated)
Salt to taste
To Grind :
Grated coconut : 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Green chillies : 2 nos
For Seasoning :
Oil : 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seed : 1/4 tsp
Shallots/Pearl onion : 3 nos (sliced)
Curry leaves : 1 sprig
How to make Chemmeen -Konju Muringakka Curry | Prawn -Shrimp Drumstick Curry :
1. In a pan or manchatti (preferably in ‘manchatti’ an earthen pot), add 1 cup of water and drumstick, grated ginger, crushed garlic, turmeric and red chilli powder and bring to boil. When drumstick is half cooked; add the cleaned prawns,salt to taste and cook until its done.
2. Grind the ingredients listed to be ground to a thick smooth paste with little water.(Take care while grinding it shouldn’t be watery)
3. Add the grounded coconut paste and lower the fire and cook for 3-5 minutes.
4. Heat coconut oil in a pan,splutter mustard, fenugreek seeds,add curry leaves & shallot saute till it turns to light brown and add to the curry. Serve with rice and enjoy!