Kerala Style Dried Shrimp Masala
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Cuisine: Indian
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Whole red dry chilies- 2
  • Curry leaves-1 sprig
  • Small onions, sliced- 7
  • Ginger, minced- 1 inch
  • Garlic minced- 2 cloves
  • Green chilies, chopped- 1
  • Dried shrimp- 1 cup
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Water- ¼ cup
  • Grated coconut- ½ cup
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat, add oil and let oil turn hot.
  2. Add mustard seeds, let splutter.
  3. Add whole dry red chilies and curry leaves, saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add small onions, season with salt and saute for a minute.
  5. Add ginger, garlic and green chilies, saute till onions turn golden brown.
  6. Add dried shrimp, combine well.
  7. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, combine well and cook for a minute.
  8. Add water, cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Add grated coconut and cook for a few minutes till water has dried off.
  10. Dry roast for 2 to 3 minutes till coconut and dried shrimp turns golden brown.
  11. Keep aside covered.
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