Kerala Prawns Roast is a traditional styled lip smacking dish in Kerala Cuisine. Before I go into finer details, let me give you an idea about roast dishes in Kerala. Unlike the western style that requires baking, Kerala roasts require frying along with a sauce gravy that go with it. In roast dishes the prawns are well covered with the spicy masala. Kerala Prawns Roast is packed with spices and tastes great with rice and Indian breads. The only tip needed for making a delicious Kerala Prawns Roast is not to overcook the prawns. Overcooking tends to make the flesh hard. Chemmeen Roast is a very popular and exotic dish served in all seashore side hotels and restaurants. Kerala, God’s Own Country is rich in coastal areas and you will find hot and spicy seafood dishes quite popular in Malayalee homes. Kerala Prawns Roast is a spicy well flavored dish decorated with fried coconut slices. Cooking in coconut oil is best for roast dishes. Coconut oil gives an aromatic flavor for dishes.
Prawn is very good for health, rich in protein and calcium content. Prawns contain higher than average amounts of cholesterol. So prawn consumption is not advisable for the diet conscious. Prawns are good for growing up kids who require protein in daily diet. For preparing Kerala Prawns Roast we first marinate the prawns with easily available spicy ingredients and later cook the prawns in its own juice in low flame. Prawns absorb the spicy flavors. Later we roast the cooked prawns with the flavorful masala and coconut slices. It is the unique blend of spices that makes Kerala Prawns Roast interesting. You can explore a well detailed recipe of Chemmeen Roast here that can be easily prepared at home. Though the recipe seems long, it is an easy to prepare dish. Do try it at home and enjoy with your family for lunch.