When it comes to seafood i prefer nadan dishes. Chemmeen Muringakka curry is a nadan dish.



  1. prawns : 1 cup
  2. drumstick : 2 nos (cut to 2 inch pieces)
  3. Raw mango : 1 no(cut to small pieces)
  4. Tomato : 1 big(chopped)
  5. Ginger : 1 small piece(crushed)
  6. green chilly : 3 nos
  7. turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
  8. chilly powder : 1 tbsp
  9. curry leaves
  10. salt
  11. coconut grated : 1/2 coconut


  1. Wash and clean the prawns.
  2. Take a mud pot(man chutty) and add ingredients 1 to 10 and enough water and mix well with your hands.
  3. Cover and cook well until the prawns are well cooked.
  4. Grind the grated coconut with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder to a very fine paste.
  5. Add the coconut paste to cooked prawns and drumstick and mix well.
  6. Cook well for 5 minutes and adjust the salt if required.
  7. Switch off the stove. Curry is ready.


  • You can prepare the curry in kadai but mud pot will add more taste to this curry.
  • This curry taste even better after 1 or 2 hours as it develop more flavor.

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