Prawns Coconut Fry


Prawns Coconut Fry

Prawns(Chemmeen) fried with coconut
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For masala:


  • Clean the prawns and smear them with chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  • Crush chillies, garlic and ginger.
  • Add them along with the prawns in a vessel.
  • Pour water along with kukum star, till it just covers the contents and cook covered for 30 or 45 minutes or till the prawns are cooked.
  • Chop all the ingredients for masala except coconut.
  • Fry them till they become golden brown.
  • Add coriander powder and chilly powder and stir for a minute.
  • Add coconut and fry till it becomes brown.
  • Add prawns and fry for 5 or 10 minutes.
  • :- Serve with rice.
  • :- The amount of ingredients can be varied as per your taste.
  • :- Reduce the amount of chilly powder if u want a mild taste. But it tastes better when its spicy.
  • :- You can also try adding garam masala.
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Response (6)
  1. 4
    4 the people May 14, 2004

    You have mentioned Kodumpuli as an ingredient but in the preparation method,you have not specified . when to add it .

  2. J
    Jacob May 15, 2004


    smash chilly,garlic ,ginger and add everything (this should include kodampulli too) together.

    This receipe was real good and I liked the prawn peerapatichathu.

  3. j
    jelin May 19, 2004

    i`m sorry 4thepeople.i gave the ingredients for frying and cooking separately.thats y i just wrote add everything.u have to add kodumpuly while cooking prawns

  4. M
    Malu October 26, 2004

    tastes yummy…

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