Dry Shrimp with Grated Coconut (‘Chammanthi’)
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Serves: 4 People
  • Dry shrimp- 3 tbsp
  • Grated coconut- ½ cup
  • Small onions or pearl onions- 3
  • Chili powder-1/2 tsp
  • Ginger, minced- ½ tsp
  • Tamarind, whole or paste- if whole, a small slice, or ½ tsp paste
  • Salt- to taste
  • Water- 1 to 2 tbsp or enough to make a coarse ground mixture.
  1. In a blender, add the above mentioned ingredients and grind it to a coarse mixture.
  2. Don't add too much water while grinding, as it would make the mixture watery.
  3. If you want the chammanthi to be a finely ground mixture, grind it according to your needs.
You could substitute dry shrimp with dry tuna, raw mango, cilantro.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/dry-shrimp-with-grated-coconut-chammanthi/