Chemmeen Theeyal ( Prawns Theeyal ) Dear Ladies, You would all have heard of Theeyal recipe from kerala. For a change, try this recipe which my grand mother used to do. Ingredients: 1/2 kilo Chemmeen , cleaned, washed and deveined, 1 drumtick, cut into small pieces, 3 green chillies slit , 1/4 cup small onions, 1 lime sized ball of tamarind made into a pulp with a little water. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder salt to taste Fry and grind to a paste 1&1/2 cups of grated coconut, 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds ( uluva ) 1 tsp red chilli powder 2 tsps coriander powder curry leaves Roast all these ingredients in 2 tsps of coconut oil till they are brown but not burnt. Method: Take a mann chatti or a pan. Add drumstick pieces, turmeric powder, slit green chillies, small onions (cut in to two) and salt to taste. When the drumstick pieces are half cooked add tamarind pulp, ground coconut paste. When it boils add the prawns and cook till the prawns and the drumstick pieces are fully cooked. Temper the curry with mustard, red chilli bits and curry leaves and pour over theeyal. Serve .