Kerala Style Prawn Fry

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Frozen/Fresh Prawns
(Medium/Tiger Prawns) – 10/20 pieces
Ginger/Garlic – 1/2 tsp
Garlic pods (Sliced) – 4 nos
(cut lengthwise)
Onion(large) – 1 no
Green chillies – 4 nos
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Pepper powder – 2 tsp
Chilly Powder – 2 +1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1 pinch
Lemon Juice – 4 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Sliced Coconut – 1/4 cup
Oil – 3 tbsp
Salt – To taste


Marinate the peeled and washed prawn aside, in 2 tsp of Lemon Juice and 1/4 tsp of salt.

1)Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and splutter mustard Seeds.

2)Add curry leaves, chopped onions, slit green chillies and fry, till half cooked.

3)Add ginger/Garlic paste ,garlic and fry it, till it turns brown.

4)Add Chilly Powder,pepper powder and Turmeric Powder and fry well, till the raw taste goes off.

5)Add prawns.

6)Add 1/2 cup water, stir the mixture slowly,close the lid and allow it to cook for about 10-15 minutes.

7)Keep stirring at regular intervals, to avoid getting it burnt at the bottom of the pan.

8) At the same time fry the sliced coconut pieces in another pan and add it to the boiling prawn masala.

9) When the prawn is almost done, pour the rest oil and allow it to fry.

10) When the masala sticks on the prawns and the mix is almost dry, Your Prawn Masala is ready to serve.

:- Serve it with Rice, Chappathi etc.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary

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2 Responses to “Kerala Style Prawn Fry”

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