Dec 18, 2011

Katta Sambol

Katta Sambal

A very tasty & spicy side dish with Rice / Idiyappam (Sevai), Idli, Dosa …..

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

4 tablespoons dried prawns (pick very good quality)

10 dried red chillies

2 shallots / chuvannuli

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional)


As experience in India, the dried prawns needs cleaning. Hence soak dried prawns for 15 minutes, changing water a couple of times. Drain out water. Gently wipe with a kitchen towel. Make a paste of cleaned dried prawns, dried red chillies, salt and shallot using mortar and pestle. Do not add water. Sprinkle lemon juice (optional). Serve with rice / idiyappam (string hoppers), idli, dosa

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