Friday, January 1, 2010

Kerala Prawn Pattichathu / Nadan Konju Pattichathu


Prawns / Shrimp ~ 1/2 kg (1.1 lb)
Chilly powder ~ 3 tsp
Coriander powder ~ 2 tsp
Turmeric powder ~ 1/2 tsp
Green chillies ~ 4 Nos
Crushed shallots ~ 1/2 cup
Garlic ~ 1 tsp 
Thick coconut milk ~ 1/4 cup
Thin coconut milk ~ 1/2 cup
Curry leaves
Coconut oil ~ 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

  • Clean the prawns and keep it aside.
  • Mix prawns, crushed shallots, garlic, chilly powder, coriander powder ,  turmeric powder, green chillies and salt.
  • Keep it for about 10 minutes.
  • Then cook prawns in thin coconut milk in medium flame, till all the water evaporates and the prawns are cooked.
  • Then add thick coconut milk and cook it for some more time.
  • When the water evaporates and  the prawns are almost dry, add curry leaves and coconut oil.
  • Mix it well and remove from the flame.
  • Puttu & this recipe is a good combination.
Happy cooking !




@lekshmi said...

hi, looks good.ur blog is very also have simple one blog.

Nitha said...

this is really yummy...

Anudeepa Kadiresan said...

sorry for the late response Jisha,I love this recipe and trying top meke this got a very nice blog....

megha shell said...

thanks a lot chechi...
this is really a great help....

JishasKitchen said...

@ Megha - Heyyy....Happy to hear from you...Thank You!!!...:)

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