Stir Fried Shrimp With Red Spinach & Coconut/ “Chemmen-Cheera Thoran”:
Yesterday evening we got some nice shrimp from our local market..so i decided to prepare something with it- spicy for supper that would go with Rice..And there some red spinach also in the Kitchen..
so the idea of combining both Shrimp & Red Spinach striked me??!!and thus the recipe was born!!
first time I’m trying Shrimp along with a leafy stuff!! But the result was stunning?!! Every one loved it…I am seriously recommending you all to give a try to this easy dish and enjoy the new twist of tastes?!!
And the 2nd time trying something new with spinach other than usual recipes( red spinach chicken patties )
here’s the recipe..
Red Spinach-2 bunch( sliced )
Shrimp-15-20( marinated with 1 teaspoon red chilly powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder & salt )
Onion-1 ( chopped )
green chilly-2( finely chopped )
Ginger-1 small pc( chopped )
coconut-1/4 cup ( grated )
Coconut oil-3 spoon
cumin seeds-a pinch
Mustard seeds-a small pinch
red chilly-2( cut to half )
Red chilly powder-1/2 teaspoon
turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
coriander powder-1/4 teaspoon
How to make:
1)first of all heat wok, add oil and then shallow fry the shrimp in it till soft( don’t over fry )!! Strain it from oil &Keep it aside ..( Don’t off the flame)
2)now splutter mustard seeds, red chillies & cumin seeds in this same oil.. And add onion & green chillies..
3)cook this for a while and add the coconut along with ginger..saute till the coconut become crispy brown..
4)now add the masala powders..mix well and add spinach..
5)give a nice stir along with needed salt..now cook this for 8-10 mins till the spinach becomes soft & juicy..
6)now add the fried shrimp and stir well.. Cook this with the lid closed for 5-8 mins.. Stir occasionally..
7)now check whether the shrimp & spinach is done!! If all done , off the flame !!
so yummy thoran / stir fried shrimp with red spinach & coconut is done!!
So a new easy dish is added to our daily Menu?!!
serve it hot along with Rice/ roti…