Prawn Masala Fry


Prawn Masala Fry

Cleaned prawns marinated in masala and then deep fried.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For frying prawns:


  • Soak the kokum in salt water for a few minutes.
  • Take the ingredients to be ground: chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and pepper powder in a pan and dry fry.
  • When the fried smell comes, remove from fire. Add shallots and garlic flakes and grind to a fine paste.
  • Take a wide bottomed vessel and arrange the prawns in the bottom part. Add kokum water to ground masala and pour over the prawns.
  • Stir in kokum pieces, chopped ginger, garlic, slit green chillies, curry leaves and required salt. Add little water also and boil the mixture. While preparing the curry recipe, be careful not to add too much water since water comes out of the prawns.
  • Cook in low heat. When the water has almost evaporated and the prawns are done, remove from fire.
  • Heat required coconut oil in a pan and fry the crushed shallots, garlic and curry leaves. Remove from fire and keep aside.
  • Into the same oil, stir in cooked prawn masala pieces and deep fry. Be careful not to fry too much.
  • Put the fried prawns in a serving dish and garnish with fried shallots, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Yummy prawn masala fry is ready and serve hot.
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