Ginger-one big piece
Chilly powder-2 1/2tbsp
Curry leaves-3 strings
Crush ginger-garlic and keep aside .
Soak kudampuli in water for 10 minutes
Wash them well and keep aside .
In a kadai add cleaned,washed prawns along with half of the crushed ginger-garlic ,curry leaves(1 string),coconut pieces,half of the chilly powder,turmeric powder ,salt,kudampuli and water .
Close the kadai for 10 minutes and cook ,then open the lid and cook till all water get evaporates
Keep this cooked prawns aside.
Now heat coconut oil and add thinly sliced big onion,green chilly ,salt and rest half of the crushed ginger-garlic .
Saute till the onion become medium brown in colour .
Now add small onion and remaining chilly powder
Saute well till the raw smell of the chilly powder goes.
Now its time to add our cooked prawns masala.
Mix well with onion mix and saute for 15 more minutes
That time u can see the prawns are well coated with masala and onion ..
Now add plenty of curry leaves and saute for 5 minute in low flame ..
Remove the kudampuli b4 serving .. ;)
So very simple but yummy chemmeen ularthu is ready to serve..
U can change chilly powder and puli according to ur preference ..