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Chana Dal with Dry Prawns

Latha Nair
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chana Dal with Dry Prawns RECIPE

A side dish that goes well with rice & roti. Chana dal with dry prawns & coconut.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Kerala
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Low Carbs

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Dry prawns 50g
  2. Boiled chana dal 1 cup
  3. onion 2 , chopped
  4. Green chilies 2
  5. ginger a small piece , chopped
  6. coconut 3/4 cup, grated
  7. Small onion 6
  8. Green chilies 5
  9. Curry leaves
  10. Chili powder 1 tsp
  11. turmeric 1/4 tsp
  12. salt
  13. oil


  1. Boil chana dal.
  2. Take a blender.Add coconut, 5 green chilies, small onion& some curry leaves. blend for 1 sec only, just to crush.
  3. Soak prawns in water for some time.remove that water & clean it well.
  4. Heat a pan with 2 tbsp of oil.add dry prawns & fry for some time.
  5. Then add chopped onion , 2 green chillies, & a piece of ginger.
  6. Fry everything well.
  7. Then add chili powder, turmeric powder & a little salt.
  8. When both onion & prawns are well fried , add crushed coconut mixture. sprinkle some water if it s very dry.
  9. Stir and add channa dal,curry leaves.
  10. Lastly, add a tbsp of coconut oil and switch off.
  11. Serve hot.

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   May-18-2017

Excellent one! Will surely try

Tamil Selvi
Tamil Selvi   May-14-2017

I ve tried it Lathamam came out very well.. thanks a lot

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