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Monday, March 22, 2010

Konju Theeyal / Shrimp Theeyal

Prawns cooked with fried coconut paste.It is similar to regular theeyal. Here we use prawns as the ingredient instead of vegetables.

  • Cleaned Shrimp - 1 cup
  • Sliced shallots(Pearl Onion) - 15 nos
  • Slit Green Chilly- 6 nos
  • Sliced Coconut - ¼ cup
  • Grated Coconut- 1 cup
  • Red Chilly Powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- ½ tsp
  • Fenugreek Powder- a pinch
  • kudampuli - 2-3 pieces
  • Curry Leaves - a few
  • Salt to taste
  • Coconut Oil - 2 tsp

  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan add Grated coconut and saute till brown.
  • Add chilly powder and coriander powder and stir for a few minutes.
  • Remove from fire and allow to cool.
  • Grind it to a fine paste.
  • Soak kudampuli in water..
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add sliced onions, Green Chilly and saute,
  • Add Shrimp, sliced Coconut, Turmeric Powder, kudampuli, salt and water,let it cook.
  • Add coconut paste and let it to boil till the gravy thickens and oil seperates.
  • Remove from the fire and add curry leaves.
  • Sprinkle fenugreek powder and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice, Chappathi, Bread.