Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SHRIMP/PRAWN AND TAPIOCA CUTLET (Chemmeen kappa cutlet)





INGREDIENTS


Shrimp/prawn/chemmeen---------1 cup 
Tapioca/kappa-----------------------1 medium sized
Onion-----------------------------------1/2 cup,chopped finely
Green chilly---------------------------1,chopped finely
Ginger garlic paste-----------------1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder--------------------1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder-------------------1/8 tsp
Coriander powder-------------------1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder-------------1/4 tsp
Egg---------------------------------------1
Bread crumbs-------------------------3/4 cup
Oil----------------------------------------3 tbsp
Salt as needed


METHOD

  1. Remove the skin of tapioca and cut in to pieces.
  2. Wash thoroughly and pressure cook it with a pinch of turmeric powder and salt in it.
  3. Drain off the water and mash the cooked tapioca.Keep it aside.
  4. In a medium heat pan add a tsp of oil and saute chopped onion and green chilly till soft.
  5. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes.
  6. Next add turmeric powder,red chilly powder,coriander powder and garam masala powder.
  7. Then add shrimp/prawn and cook it. Add needed salt.
  8. Then add mashed tapioca to it and mix good till all the moisture is evaporated.
  9. Transfer this to a bowl and mash it good.
  10. Now form patties of it in desired shape.Keep it aside.
  11. In a bowl beat eggs and keep it aside.In another bowl keep aside the bread crumbs.
  12. Now dip the patties in egg and then coat with bread crumbs and fry it in a pan with little oil.Turn and fry both sides and along the sides.Option: You can deep fry if you prefer.
Options: 
You can powder crackers and use it instead of bread crumbs.
You can also use diluted maida/all purpose flour instead of egg.
Note: I used store bought frozen shrimp for this preparation.


Step 4


Step 5 to 7


Step 8


Step 8
Mix good till all moisture is evaporated


Step 9


Step 10


Step 12




17 comments:

  1. Wow yummy starter looks crunchy and crispy....

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  2. Hey soumya..great idea to make cutlets using Tapioca..:-)
    I picked some tapiocas yesterday..will try out the veggie version soon:-)

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  3. Did u hear my inner voice or what ...Am gonna make shrimp patties too...Loved ur version dear

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  4. Perfect cutlets,love the flavors.

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  5. Yummy and droolworthy cutlets..

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  6. Its a different and yummy cutlet. Love it

    Cook Healthy

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  7. These cutlets are ever so delicious looking!!! Crispy outside and tender inside, a fabulous snack I want anytime! Ideal for a canapes for a special party! Love your heart sauce in the middle! Cheers!

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  8. Nice clicks ...looks super delicious ..

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  9. Kappa and chemmeen,adipoli combo,looks a great yummy starter..

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  10. Thats great...delicious recipe..both tapioca nad shrimp are my fav...

    FunWidFud

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  11. Yummy looking starter. Very crispy by looks.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. i have always loved cutlets... this one is gr8 however I will minus the shrimp being a vegetarian.
    I am following u now :)

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  13. Se ve muy deliciosa y sabrosa y el detalle muy lindo un corazón,abrazos y cariños.

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  14. These look great and I love the red heart inside.

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