Chemmeen Varuthathu (Prawn Fry)

prawn porichathu


  1. Prawn – 10
  2. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  3. Red chilly powder – 1 1/2 tbsp
  4. Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  5. Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp
  6. Curry leaves – 1 tsp
  7. Lime juice – 1 tsp
  8. Coconut oil
  9. Salt

prawn porichathu (3)


  1. Wash  and devein prawns.Watch Video how to Peel a Prawn!
  2. For the marinade, make a paste of turmeric powder, red chilly powder, lime juice, pepper powder, curry leaves and salt.
  3. Marinate prawn with the above mix and keep aside for at least 3 hours.
  4. Deep fry in oil.
  5. Fry curry leaves in the same oil and garnish with it.


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9 Responses

  1. Lubna Karim says:

    Adding curry leaves is new to me….will try adding those aromatic leaves next time….fry looks extremely yum…

  2. Divya Vikram says:

    That sure looks appetizing and very perfectly cooked.

  3. Varsha says:

    am drooling mad Prajusha..just wanna pick them from the first pic..yumm..:)

  4. nags says:

    9 in the morning and i’m drooling. this can’t be right!

    ps: i have that same plate 😀

  5. lissie says:

    this is my favourite…so tempting!

  6. DIvshee says:

    wow!! truly yummy….!!!! chemmeen fry thakarthu…ugrannn!!!! 🙂

  7. muthu says:

    cant control

  1. September 25, 2009

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