Monday, 25 August 2014

Chemmeen Achar/Prawn Pickle

Chemmeen Achar/Prawn Pickle

Prawn pickle is my favourite pickle and if it is served with a plate of rice sure I will finish it of soon..My neighbour Jyothi chechy gave me this recipe and I tried it yesterday.Thank you jyothi chechy for your support and encouragement.It is a spicy pickle and will taste heavenly

Chemmeen Achar/Prawn Pickle


For marination:

  • Prawn : 1/2kg
  • Kashmiri chilly powder : 1.5 tblspn
  • Turmeric powder : 1/2 tspn
  • Salt

To sauteing :

  • Ginger chopped : 1/4 cup
  • Garlic sliced: 1/2 cup
  • Green chilli chopped : 3
  • Kashmiri chilly powder : 1tblspn
  • Curry leaves : 2 spring
  • Vinegar : 1/4 cup
  • Oil


  • Marinate cleaned and deveined prawns with all the ingredients listed under "to marinate"
  • Keep it aside for 30 minutes
  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • Now deep fry the marinated prawns.
  • Drain it and keep aside.
  • To the same pan add ginger garlic green chillies and curry leaves
  • Wait for some times and add kashmirichilly powder and fried prawns.
  • Mix it well and switch off the flame.Let it cool
  • Now add vinegar and mix it again
  • Yummy chemmeen achar is ready
Chemmeen Achar/Prawn Pickle


  1. You always provide something to salivate on :) I would love to taste some of these items you present. Being far from Kerala in a place where there are lots of restrictions on food...

  2. Wow, cannot believe that you can make pickle from prawn as well :) You simply makes some fantastic and unique things...

  3. My mouth is watering looking at this pickle. Love love it like crazy.

  4. simple and tasty recipe ,let me also try...

  5. mouthwatering pickle,choodu chorinte koode adipoli combination....yummmmmmmmmy!

  6. Very tempting clicks...droolworthy pickle recipe :)


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