Katta Sambol

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Grind Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 tbsp - dried prawns
  • 10 dried red chillies
  • 2 shallots / chuvannuli
  • 1/2 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp - lemon juice (optional)

How to Make Katta Sambol

  • 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 shallots using mortar and pestle. Do not add water. Sprinkle lemon juice if using.
  • Serve with rice / idiyappam (string hoppers) / idli / dosa.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World