Kerala Style Prawn Fry / Nadan Chemmeen Varuthathu



Konju Fry



1. Prawns – 20 – 25, cleaned and washed

2. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

   Chilly powder – 1 tsp

   Ginger – 1/2 inch, roughly chopped

   Garlic – 5 – 6 cloves, roughly chopped

   Pearl onions – 3

   Pepper powder – 1 tsp

3. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

4. Salt – To taste

5. Oil – To shallow fry


Grind the ingredients numbered 2 in a mixer. Combine with curry leaves and enough salt. Marinate the prawns with this mixture for at least 30 mts. Shallow fry in a pan until both sides are browned and done, about 8 – 10 minutes at medium heat. Serve immediately.

Maya Akhil

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