Started collecting recipes from age 10! .....And Now...To share them, I "quote" .............. Some traditional and quaint recipes on Kerala / Anglo- Indian Cuisine.
Somethings from Portugal, and yet others Malabari, with distinct Arabic leanings. Yes, also authentic South-Indian stuff collected studiously from some very interesting people.
Look forward to contributions of similar genre and comments or reactions.
In summer, small prawns are dried & stored for use
during the rainy season. In coastal Kerala, more specific in the Cochin belt,
vegetable servings are laced with a sprinkling of roasted dried prawns, whole
or powdered to spice it up.
Dried prawns: 100 g
Red chilli powder: 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder: 1/4tsp
Pepper powder: 1 tsp
Garlic: 1 tsp crushed
Coconut oil: 2 tbsps
Curry leaves: a few
Salt to taste
Dry roast prawns in a hot pan.
Transfer onto a plate to cool & remove head & tail. Wash &
In a heavy bottomed Kadai, heat oil, add crushed garlic.
When fragrant & light brown, put in the washed prawns & curry
Fry till it becomes crisp.
Now, add the spice powders on a low flame (so that you don’t burn
Mix well. Take off the fire. Cool & bottle.
You can do large quantities of this dry prawns fry & store to use
in chutneys etc.