Shrimp Fry With Head – Video


Shrimp Fry With Head - Video

Shrimp fried along with head is a delicacy in Kerala. Shrimp is deep fried along with curry leaves, garlic and green chillies. The crispy head of the shrimp is so tasty. A must try recipe for shrimp lovers. Please adjust the spiciness to your liking. Detailed instruction of cleaning shrimp and head is in the video.
Prep Time 20 hours
Total Time 20 hours
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Clean the shrimp, remove shell, leave head and tail. Then clean the head by pressing on the side of the head and devein.
  • Marinate the shrimp with Lemon Juice, Ginger, Garlic, Pepper Powder, Turmeric Powder, Chilly Powder, Salt, Corn Flour and little water. Mix it without breaking the head and keep it for 20 minutes.
  • Heat pan, regular oil and coconut oil, once hot enough, keep the flame on medium heat and fry the shrimp. If shrimp quantity is more then do it in batches, otherwise shrimp head will not get cripsy.
  • When shrimp is 80% fried, add Green Chillies, Garlic, Curry Leaves. Fry until garlic is fried well.
  • Remove the shrimp and masala to a bowl. The taste is on the shirmp head. You can mix rice to the left over fried masala and have it. It will taste so nice.
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