- Shrimp (smaller ones are better than Jumbo sized shrimp) - 2 cups peeled and de veined
- Shallots - 3 sliced
- Green chillies - 5 slit
- Grated coconut - 1 cup
- Curry leaves - 1/2 tsp
- Cocum/Kudampuli - 2 or 3 pieces soaked in 1/2 cup water (to taste)
- Ginger - 1/2 inch piece crushed
- Garlic - 5 cloves crushed
- salt - to taste
Add all of the ingredients into a pan (For best taste use a manchatty) and additional 1/4 cup of water.Cover and cook for 15 minutes .
Check for salt , spice and sourness and adjust as necessary .
Cook covered on a low flame for additional 10 minutes.
When it is done there should be very little gravy .
Serve with rice.