Kerala Recipes/ Kerala-Seafood/ Seafood/Fish recipes/ Side dish-with gravy-Seafood



  1. Prawns(cleaned)-250 to 300 gms
  2. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  3. Drumstick(cut it into 2″ long pieces)-1 no
  4. Kudampuli/Kokum(soaked in water)- 2 nos
  5. Tomato(sliced)-1 large
  6. Green chilli-2 to 3 nos(to taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Water

To grind

  1. Grated coconut- 3/4 cup
  2. Shallots- 4 nos
  3. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  4. Chili powder-1/2 to 1  tsp
  5. Coriander powder- 1tsp
  6. Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
  7. Water- 1cup

For tempering

  1. Mustard seeds
  2. Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp(optional)
  3. Shallots(sliced)- 3 nos
  4. Curry leaves-few
  5. Dried red chili- 3 nos
  6. Oil


  • Grind grated coconut with the the rest of the ingredients to grind to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • In a pan or a manchatti cook prawns with  turmeric powder,salt and about 1 cup water.
  • When it is half done add drumstick pieces and cook till it is done.
  • Now add the coconut paste,kudampuli,tomato,green chilli,water and salt to taste .
  • Bring it to a boil and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.Switch off the stove.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Now add fenugreek seeds,fry for few seconds.
  • Add red chilies,curry leaves and shallots,fry till shallots turn golden brown.Pour this over the curry and serve.

Note:you can also use raw mango instead of tomatoes.

Sending this to Kerala kitchen event hosted by Khushi of A girl’s diary

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    Love and other Spices
    October 23, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Looks authentic,love the look!

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    Reshmi Mahesh
    October 24, 2011 at 2:22 am

    Yummy curry..Looks delicious…Nice presentation..

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    October 24, 2011 at 3:32 am

    delicious!! loved the curry recipe…hey why dnt uparticipate in th eKerala kitchen event…I m hosting it this month….do send me your entries
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    MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    October 24, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Oh!,Healthy and delicious Prawn preparation luks tempting.Luv it

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    October 24, 2011 at 4:28 am

    nice presentation…curry looks mouthwatering…

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    October 24, 2011 at 6:42 am

    Prawns with drumstick is a awesome combination yummy looking!

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    Priya Suresh
    October 24, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Omg, fingerlicking curry, seriously am drooling over that flavourful bowl of irresistible curry.

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    October 24, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Looks delicious. Love your clicks.Never had this combination before and also new concept of tadka for a non-veg item. Nice.

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    MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    October 24, 2011 at 4:57 pm

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    October 24, 2011 at 6:21 pm

    Whoa that's an amazing prawn curry, iam salivating here 🙂 You have a warm and a cute space. Thanks for visiting my space. Glad to follow you. Enjoy diwali!.

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    October 24, 2011 at 6:23 pm

    Btwn iam your 100 th follower:) Congrats!

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    Suja Manoj
    October 24, 2011 at 7:12 pm

    Beautiful presentation and evergreen it..

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    October 25, 2011 at 1:40 am

    Loved your kalchatti and coconut shell spoons. Curry is making me hungry.

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    Treat and Trick
    October 25, 2011 at 6:02 am

    Great presentation and make me drool!

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    Rinku Naveen
    October 25, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Wow! This is one of my fav curry. Makes me drool. Loooooved your presentation. Too good!

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    October 25, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    your pictures are speaking a lot. chemmeen murigakka curry is truly delicious.

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    October 26, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    Adipoli curry, love the chritta thavis.

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    October 28, 2011 at 5:12 am

    What a beautiful presentation dear – great recipe!

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    October 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    That is a really attractive presentation of my old time favorite curry konju and muringakka!!
    Glorious with rice:)

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    Sobha Shyam
    October 28, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    wonderful combo and curry looks so delicious dear..superb clicks..

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    January 3, 2013 at 1:52 am

    thanks for sharing.

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    January 31, 2015 at 11:56 am

    Lovely snaps….

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