Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Happy 100th Post with Pepper Coconut Prawns

Yes, Reached my  100th post...I can't believe ....Last day while composing my fish mappas recipe I've just noticed that next is my 100th one. There are many dishes in my drafts, but without any doubt I picked this pepper coconut prawns as this milestone. Yes, we both are madly in love with pepper and especially Kerala Delicacies.Then how can we resist ??? U all know I think this matter of fact because most of my dishes are based on pepper,coconut etc..etc..Is there any repetition???????
I am thankful to all my blog readers, facebook supporters for reaching such a milestone within a short span of time)..And a big thank you to my hubby and son for giving me time to take the snaps before having every dishes..............
Thank you all!!!!!!!You are the best.

Ingredients :

  1. Prawns / Shrimps / Chemmeen : 250 gm(cleaned and deveined)
  2. Onion : 2 (sliced)
  3. Green Chillies : 2-3
  4. Curry Leaves : 3-4 springs
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste : 2 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder : i tsp
  7. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  8. Meat Masala : 1.5 tbsp
  9. Fennel Powder : 2tsp
  10. Black Pepper Crushed : 3 tsp
  11. Coconut Grated : a handful
  12. Kudampuli ; a medium size piece
  13. Salt
  14. Oil

Method :

  • Marinate the cleaned prawns with red chilly powder,turmeric powder,half of fennel powder,salt and keep aside for half n hour
  • Shallow fry them in coconut oil for 4-5 minutes.
  • Drain the prawns out.
  • In the same pan add the sliced onions, slitted green chillies and curry leaves and saute well.
  • When the onions become transluscent add ginger garlic paste and saute again.
  • Add meat masala powder ,salt and saute well
  • When the raw smell goes add the fried prawns, mix well and add half cup of water and piece of kudampuli.
  • Cover and cook.
  • When the gravy becomes thick, and the prawns almost cooked, add the remaining fennel powder , grated coconut and crushed black pepper.
  • Stir well in medium flame.
  • Add curry leaves again and roast upto get a nice consistency as shown through my lens.
  • Switch off the flame and cover well.

Serve hot with Rice,any kind of rotis, South Indian breakfasts like Appam, Idiyappam ,Pathiri etc...

Try out and Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  1. This one looks tasty...Congrats dear...Keep up ur good work :-)

  2. looks yummy and delicious...my favorite dish too...I made prawns ularthiyathu a few days back...love prawns in any form...congrats for the 100th post...good work....