How to make Dried Prawn Chutney -

This delicacy of dried prawns will be enjoyed by staunch seafood lovers.Dried Shrimp is quite a famous delicacy amongst fish lovers across the globe. Unlike fresh fish, dried fish has longer shelf life which means you need not go shopping every time when seafood craving strikes.Try out this dried prawn chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Scraped coconut (कसा हुआ नारियल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys


You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Lauki Ka Murabba, Onion Chutney, Salsa Verde, Strawberry Jam.

Dried Prawn Chutney

Dried Prawn Chutney Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dried Prawn Chutney Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) dried 1 cup

  • Scraped coconut 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Garlic cloves 6-7

  • Tamarind pieces 4-5

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Dry roast some carom seeds, garlic, ginger and green chillies in a non-stick pan till fragrant.

Step 2

Add salt and grind with a mortar pestle till coarse.

Step 3

Dry roast prawns in the same pan for a minute.

Step 4

Add some coconut oil and roast for a minute.

Step 5

Soak tamarind in some water in a small bowl. Add this to the mortar and continue to grind with pestle.

Step 6

Add roasted dried prawns to the mortar and mix well. Adjust salt and some water. Mix well.

Step 7

Add coconut and mix well.

Step 8

Garnish with coconut and green chilli.

Step 9

Serve as required.

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