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Kerala Fried Prawns Recipe

Kerala Fried Prawns
How to make Kerala Fried Prawns

About Kerala Fried Prawns Recipe: Prawn fry is considered to be the signature dish in the state of Kerala. Fresh prawns fried crisp in pure coconut oil, with the aroma of mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric and chillies. It is easy to make and require just a few ingredients.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Kerala Fried Prawns

  • 200 gms Fresh prawns
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 4 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Red chillies, chopped
  • 1 small Onion
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 bunch Coriander, small

How to Make Kerala Fried Prawns

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In a saucepan, take prawns add some turmeric, pepper, salt and water. Cook for 2-2.5 minutes till the outer coating turns crispy. Keep aside.
In a pan, take coconut oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric, salt, pepper and red chilli powder. Fry the masala.
To the masala, add prawns and let them fry until golden brown. Keep it aside.
For the garnish, in the same pan take some oil, add onion rings and some chopped red chillies.
To Serve: Garnish the prawns with onion and chilli mix, lemon juice and top with coriander.
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