Konchu Theeyal

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Prawns – 500 gm
Onion – 1 big
Drumstick – 1 no
Tomato(large) – 1 no
Curry leaves – 1 bunch
Coconut(shredded) – 5 tbsp
Chilly powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
Tamarind juice – 1/2 cup
Garlic – 5 pods
Salt – As reqd
Coconut oil – As reqd
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp


1)Cut the drumsticks into 1 inch long pieces.

2)cut the Onion into lengthy thin pieces .

3)Heat oil in a thick bottom vessel(better to use a manchatty(claypot)).

4)Splutter mustard seeds.

5)Add the sliced onions and drumsticks and saute well.

6)Add the prawns and salt and mix properly.

7)Close with lid and allow to cook in a very slow flame.

8)In another heated vessel, fry the coconut along with the chilly powder on a slow flame till it turns dark in colour and dry. Allow to cool.

9)Grind this in a fried coconut make it into a thick paste and add to the vegetables and prawns mixture.

10)Add tamarind juice and curry leaves. Mix well.

11)Allow to cook for 10 mins.

This dish will go fine with rice,chappathi.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary.

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