Dried prawns curry (Konjum Manga) | Unakkachemmeen Curry

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 3
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Dried prawns curry (Konjum Manga) | Unakkachemmeen Curry

Traditional kerala style with dried prawns and mango curry.Yummy and Tangy..Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

Prawns are more tasty among seafood items. Kerala prawns dishes are very famous and delicious. I made this recipe with dried prawns which are easily available in market. This dried prawns curry is a traditional recipe of Kerala. My mom tought me this recipe. It is a mouthwatering tangy curry that goes well with rice. I have already tried some delicious prawns recipes like Chinese Style Prawns fry ,Dried prawns curry (Konchum Manga),Prawn masala,Dried Prawns chutney powder (chemmeen podi),Pepper prawns,Prawns head fry. Please try out this recipe and donโ€™t forget to post your comments and feedback.

Health Benefits of Prawns

  • Prawns are rich source of Selenium which helps to prevent the growth of cancer cells in the body.
  • Prawns are a rich source of Omega 3 Fatty acids which is very good for heart.
  • Prawns are usually found in the ocean.Since they are very rich source of calcium it is thus very good for teeth and bones


200 g of Dried prawns
1 no of Mango
1 no of Drumstick
1/2 of one Grated coconut
10 no of Shallots
1 spoon of Turmeric powder
1 spoon of chilli powder
Salt as required
1 spoon of Oil
1 spoon of Mustard seeds
1 spoon of Fenugreek seeds
1 spring of Curry leaves


Step 01

Dry roast the dried prawns in a pan at medium heat(1-2 min). Remove their heads and tails. Set aside.

Step 02

Grind the grated coconut, chilly Powder,coriander Powder,turmeric powder and shallots.

Step 03

Cut mangoes and drumstick in to medium pieces.

Step 04

Combine the dried prawns, mango slices,drumstick pieces, ground coconut mixture, curry leaves and salt in a pan or earthen pot.

Step 05

Add little water. Mix everything well.Cook in low flame till done.

Step 06

Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.Add curry leaves.

Step 07

Add this seasoning to curry and mix well.

Step 08

Serve hot with rice

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