Chemmeen Mango Curry Recipe

Chemmeen Mango Curry Recipe
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Chemmeen mango curry is a very famous recipe. Learn how to make Chemmeen mango curry by following this easy recipe.
Chemmeen Mango Curry Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 8
Calories Per Serving 340
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup Sambar Onions (Small Onion) (chopped)
  • 2 Drumsticks (cut into 3 inch pieces)
  • 2 cups Coconut
  • 1 kg Prawns
  • 6 Kodumpuli (Gamboge) (cut into pieces)
  • 4 Curd Chilies
  • 2 Green Chilies (chopped)
  • 2 Raw Mangoes
  • 2 Sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 4 Red Chilies whole
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder
How to make Chemmeen Mango Curry:
  • Clean and wash the prawns.
  • Pat the prawns dry and marinate in turmeric powder and little salt.
  • Peel the mangoes and cut into wedges.
  • Lightly pound the fenugreek seeds and keep aside.
  • Soak and grind coconuts with 1/2 cup warm water.
  • Now heat 4 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the onion till it turns brown.
  • Put the masala powders and mix well.
  • Put the green and curd chilies, curry leaves and the kodumpuli along with coconut residue and 4 cups of water.
  • Let it boil till it reduces by half and thickens.
  • Strain the curry through a mesh pressing well to extract all the flavors.
  • Heat up the remaining oil and coconut oil and put fenugreek seeds, the whole red chilies and stir well.
  • Now add drumsticks, marinated prawns, mangoes and cook till the prawns are done.
  • Now pour in the curry and simmer till it combines well.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Take away from heat and add the coconut milk and reheat to simmering point.
Serve with rice