Prawns Mango roast

  • Lunch
  • Servings
  • 3Spicy
  • 45 minutes Cook Time
  • Cuisine : Indian
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Prawns and raw mango cooked in a spicy tangy gravy , an adaptation of the coastal Kerala delicacy- Chemmeen manga curry.


Tiger prawns - 500g Raw mango - 1 Shallots -8 to 9 Tomato - 2 medium Turmeric powder - A pinch Red chilli powder - 1 table spoon Coriander powder - 1.5 tea spoon Kokum ( kudampuli) - 1 small piece Ginger - 5 to 6 julienned Garlic - 3 cloves Coconut oil -'1 table spoon Water - one glass Salt to taste For Seasoning : Fenugreek seeds - 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon Curry leaves - 10


Earthern cookware.

Step By Step Method

  • 1. Heat coconut oil in an earthen pot. Add mustard and Fenugreek seeds .On spluttering, add finely chopped shallots ,curry leaves and juliennes of ginger.Add little salt to the shallots. Once the shallots are translucent, add chilli powder , coriander powder and pinch of turmeric powder , fry for a minute . Add raw mangoes cut in long pieces and finely chopped tomatoes , saute for five minutes or till tomatoes are soft .Add one glass of water and bring it to a boil . Add cleaned prawns , adjust salt and cook for 10 minutes in low flame . Add one piece of kokum and once the gravy thickens , switch off the flame . Drizzle coconut oil on top and garnish with curry leaves . Serve with hot Appams , Chappathis or rice .

About Chef

Bijesh KV

My name is Bijesh, Winner of prestige Home chef 2019. I am into IT Sales profession . I have always been intrigued by the art of cooking. I feel very humbled by the experience. It is extremely encouraging for people like me who love to explore various cuisines. A big word of gratitude to Prestige and lovely mentors like Masterchef Shazia Mam and Chef Gyan... It has really been an out of the world experience .Thank you so much for giving a chance to home cooks like me to present gastronomical delights!! For the finals I made Spiced Kiwi rice , Orange chicken with a dash of honey and Choco orange mugcake with an Indian spice twist. Apart from cooking , I am also into Music. I am a singer and have a rock band by name 'Maple Reed '. Both cooking and music has been my stress-busters which helps me in rejuvenation