100 gram dried shrimps (clean head and tail away)
5 nos dried red chillies (vattal mulaku)
10 gram fresh ginger
100 gram grated coconut
10 gram tamarind
2-3 pieces garlic
Salt to taste
Fry the shrimps and red chillies in a low, thick bottomed pan on a low flame.
Stir the ingredients so often and take care that the dried shrimps don`t get burned.
When done take off the heat and leave it to cool.
Give the fried shrimps and red chillies in a grinder and grind them well.
Take the powder from the grinder.
Add ginger, grated coconut, tamarind, garlic, curry leaves and salt to the grinder and grind them well.
When done add the schrimp powder and run the grinder once more to mix them well.
A very delicious chutney to serve with rice, idly, dosa usw…Serve this chutney fresh. Not very suitable for refrigerator that it may lose its taste.