Dry Prawns and Coconut Chutney (Dry)

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Dry prawns – 1 cup

Grated coconut – 1 cup

Small onions (Shallots) – 1/4 cup

Dry red chillies – 10 – 12

Curry leaves – 4 sprigs

Chilly powder – 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon

Tamarind – 1 teaspoon

Salt – to taste

Oil – 2 tablespoons

How to:

Wash the dry prawns, drain, and keep aside.

In a pan add 1 tablespoon oil and roast the prawns till the water is absorbed.

Grind the grated coconut, roasted prawns, dry red chillies, tamarind, salt and 2 sprigs curry leaves till well combined. (Do not add water)

In a deep frying pan add the remaining oil, splutter mustard and sauté sliced small onion and curry leaves, till the onions turn golden brown.

Add the ground coconut and prawn mixture to the pan and keep stirring the mixture on a medium flame till all the moisture has evaporated and it forms a dry powder.

Serve with curd and rice.