|Dry Shrimp Chutney|
Dry shrimp - 1 cup (heaped)
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Jeera - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 3, Kashmiri chillies - 3
Garlic - 5
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - few
Tamarind - 2 tsp soaked in some water to soften
Chopped onion - a handful
Oil - 6 tsp
Wash the shrimp well to remove sand,put it in a sieve for all the water to drain out.
Add 2 tsp of oil add the washed shrimp and in low flame fry till colour changes and crisp.add turmeric powder and salt mix well and transfer to a bowl.
In the same pan add 2 tsp of oil and fry the freshly grated coconut till it slightly changes colour.Add the red chillies and garlic,fry for few more minutes.
Switch off the stove add jeera and tamarind,cool the mixture and transfer to a mixi jar.
Grind coarsely do not add water while grinding.Next add the fried dry shrimp and pulse till everything is combined.
Heat remaining oil in a pan add onions and fry till light brown add curry leaves and switch off the stove and add it to the ground chutney and mix well.
Mix it with hot rice and enjoy!
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