Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Prawn Coconut fry

This easy to make,absolutely delicious fry can be considered as a signature dish of Kerala. Fresh prawns shallow fried in coconut oil with the nice aroma of curry leaves,soft bites of coconut make this dish wonderful and lip smacking.


  1. Prawns(Cleaned and deveined) : 500gms
  2. Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
  3. Red Chilly Powder : 1 tsp
  4. Coriander Powder : 1/2 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  6. Salt
  7. Grated Coconut : 2-3 tbsp
  8. Coconut Oil
  9. Water : 2-3 tbsp

Method :

  • Marinate the cleaned prawns with all the powders,salt and keep aside for half n hour.
  • Boil 2-3 tbspns of water in a pan and add the marinated prawns in it.
  • Close the pan and cook till all the water gets evaporated (medium flame)
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  • Add coconut oil(just for sauteing) and keep the pan open.
  • Fry the prawns by stirring in frequent intervals  .
  • When almost done add the grated coconut and curry leaves.
  • Mix and fry everything together till to get a dry texture.



  1. Hi
    your pic make me run into kitchen and make some ..unfortunately no prawns here nw...very tempting..