Spicy Prawn Roast/Chemmeen Roast

This is a popular kerala style spicy prawn roast prepared using prawn and spices.This tastes great with rice or roti.



  1. Prawn/Chemmeen – 250 gms
  2. Onion(chopped) –2
  3. Ginger-Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  4. Green chilly – 2
  5. Red chilly powder – 1 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  7. Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  8. Curry leaves – 3 sprigs
  9. Coconut oil
  10. Salt



  1. Cook prawns with little turmeric and salt.Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.Saute chopped Onions till light brown.
  3. Add curry leaves,chopped green chilly,ginger-garlic paste to it.
  4. Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder,pepper powder to it .Add some more coconut oil to it and mix well.
  5. Once the raw smell goes, add cooked prawns to it and stir well with the spices.
  6. Remove from fire.
  7. Serve with Rice or Roti.


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1 Response

  1. mercadee says:

    Mappila cuisine is well known for its excellent range of fish and shell-fish based recipes. Chemmeen roast is one of the most popularly enjoyed seafood dishes in this region.

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