Prawns Vattichathu


Prawns Vattichathu

Prawns with other ingredients - Prawns Vattichathu
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • For preparing prawns vattichathu, boil water in a vessel, add washed deveined prawns, ginger pieces, garlic pieces, green chillies, 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilly powder and salt. Allow it to cook for 7 minutes, set it aside and allow it to cool. 2)While cooling down, add 3 drops of vinegar and set it aside. 3)Remove the prawns aside and keep the broth for later use. 4)In a kadai/dry fry non stick pan, add oil and stir in the small onions. SautT till it becomes brown.
  • Add in the turmeric powder and the boiled prawns.
  • Then add remaining chilly powder, dry red chillies, pepper powder and tomato.
  • When the entire mix starts to turn brown in color, pour in the broth that was used to boil the prawns and allow it to dry up. 8)Finally add a little more oil as required and stir dry. 9)Prawns vattichathu is ready. Serve hot.
  • Note:- 1)If you are lazy about deveining prawns:- Simmer in water for 3 minutes with turmeric powder. Turmeric acts as a disinfectant. De-veining the prawns then becomes an easy task. Wash thoroughly in cold water and set aside.
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