Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Chemmeen Urulakhizhangu Masala/Prawns Potato Masala

Chemmeen Urulakhizhangu Masala/Prawns Potato Masala

Chemmeen Urulakhizhangu masala is a yummy and quick side dish for rice. It is an onion tomato based spicy gravy with prawns and potatoes. It also has the crunch of toasted sliced coconut. Potatoes and prawns is a delicious combo and you will surely love this . The recipe source is my mother-in-law. Thanks Ammachi for this recipe.

Prawns- 250 grams
Onion - 2 medium thinly sliced
Potatoes- one cup ( thinly sliced or cubed)
Tomato- 1 chopped
Green chilly-3
Thinly sliced coconut- a few
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- a few
Chopped coriander leaves- 1 tbs
Mustard seeds- 1/3 tsp
Oil as needed and salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter add sliced coconut and fry for a minute. Next add curry leaves, green chilly and sliced onion and saute till it is golden brown. At this stage add tomatoes and saute till it turn soft . Add all the spice powders, salt and sliced potatoes.Add 1/2 cup water and cook for 2 minutes before you add the prawns. After adding prawns cook for another 3-4 minutes and then reduce the flame and allow the gravy to thicken.Serve as a side dish for rice.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. I can go back to non veg if you are going to make this yummy dishes

  2. perfect side dish for chapathis,mouthwatering :)

  3. chemeenum urulakizhangum, sure can be a delicious combination... looks so nice...

  4. Cheemeen urulakizhangu kollam suja.


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