Unakkachemmeen chammanthi / dry prawns chutney

This chammanthi is easy to make.Quick side dish goes well with boiled rice and is best served wih kanji.


Dried prawns  – 1 /2 cup

Grated  coconut – 2 cup

Small onion   –  5 nos

Red chilli       – 4 nos

Curry leaves  –  2-3  spring

Tamarind to taste

Salt to taste 


Heat a pan and fry dried prawns over medium flame .Add red chillies, small onions, ginger and saute until its colour change lightly. Then add grated coconut and curry leaves. Saute till it becomes light brown in colour  and  turn off the stove.


Grind coarsely all the ingredients with tamarind and salt .chammanthi  is ready to serve .



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