Malabar Prawns Fry


1 cup prawns, cleaned
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
3 green chillies, slit
2 sprig curry leaves
1/2 cup / 1 onion, sliced
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. In a manchatty/ claypot, add the cleaned prawns, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, pepper powder, crushed ginger, garlic and salt and mix well.
  2. Add 1 cup of water to this, mix well and cook covered till prawns are cooked and all water dries up.
  3. Heat oil in another pan and fry the curry leaves and slit green chillies. ( Keep aside few curry leaves and 2-3 pieces of fried green chillies for garnishing).
  4. Add sliced onions to this and saute well.
  5. Then add cooked prawns and stir well until it becomes dry and then remove from flame.
  6. Garnish it with fried curry leaves and green chillies and serve hot…


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