Chemmeen Biryani / Prawns Biryani

Hi readers!! I’m back to my blog after a long vacation.  This time our state was not in a peaceful mind, the nature was in a terrific mood, full of floods affected by millions of people. In my hometown the flood was not affected, so I could see the agony of our fellow beings in…

Squid / Kanava / Koonthal Peera

Squid / Calamari is a seafood item which is very tasty  and delicious. Squid roast is usually prepared with this. Here it is prepared with coconut as a side dish for rice. We usually do this preparation with small fish like anchovy or sardines. Squid is rich in protein, vitamin and minerals. You should be…

Prawns with Mango & Drumstick / Chemmeen Manga Muringakka Curry

This is a Kerala special seafood delicacy  in which prawns/shrimps are cooked with raw mango and drumstick in coconut gravy. You can use any size of prawns for this, better use small size because it tastes more. Here I have used the tiger prawns. The most time consuming process is the cleaning of shrimps. Once…

Prawns Fry/Chemmeen Varuthathu

Prawns are delicious seafood that are consumed worldwide. It is high in calcium,iodine and protein.Shrimp consumption, is considered healthy for the circulatory system. In Kerala cuisine prawns are prepared in different ways, such as curry, roast, theeyal etc. In any form it is very tasty and yummy. Try to use coconut oil to enhance the…

Prawns Roast / Chemmeen Roast

A tasty side dish with my most favourite seafood item. I have already shared a Prawns Masala very recently, that is more of a semi gravy type. This is a dry dish you can have with appam, roti kind of food items. Ingredients Prawns – 250 gram Onion – 2 big Kashmiri chili powder –…

Prawns / Chemmeen Masala

Prawns are my all time favorite seafood , I like to have it in any form. Usually in Kerala, the common preparation of prawns will be the ‘Konchu theeyal’ . The small varieties are used for this. Here I have shared a prawns masala recipe which can be used as a side dish for rice,…

Koonthal / Squid Roast

This is a Kerala style preparation of Squid / Calamari rings. It is a popular seafood delicacy across the region.Clean it properly and take care not to overcook the squid. Otherwise it will be turned to a rubbery consistency. Squid is a rich source of protein, vitamins and minerals. It is a delicious side dish for…