We can make different type of dishes with prawns. Our ethnic cuisine is this prawns curry, this is very common in our state.


saute the coconut, chili, gingergarlic
mix with chili, corriander and turmeric
add the prawns in the boiled ingredients


  1. 500 gm prawns shelled and de-veined
  2. 3 tbsp veg.oil or coconut oil
  3. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  4. 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  5. 2 spring curryleaves
  6. Handful fresh coconut slices
  7. 1″ piece ginger chopped
  8. 6 cloves of garlic sliced(adding of 1 tbsp gingergarlic taste make extra taste)
  9. 2 green chili sliced
  10. Handful shallots sliced
  11. 3 tbsp red chili powder
  12. 1 tbsp corriander powder
  13. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  14. 2 piece kerala tamarind
  15. Salt to taste


  1. Heat the pan, then sputter the mustard, fenugreek and curry leaves.
  2. Add the sliced coconut and saute it for 2 minutes. Add ginger, garlic and green chili, then saute a while.
  3. Simmer the flame and add powdered chili, corriander and turmeric to saute. When anfragrance can be felt, pour required water, kerala tamarind and salt.
  4. After boiling add the prawns and cook it for 5 five minutes with high flame. Then lower the flame. When the gravy becomes thick remove from the fire and enjoy with boiled rice.

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Huguette says:

    Sounds very delicious πŸ˜‹
    thank you for sharing 😊

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      It is very tasty, but a little hot!☺

      1. Huguette says:

        Even better! I love hot food 😊

      2. sunipukadiyil says:

        If you like spice you will definitely like this dish!πŸ‘

      3. Huguette says:

        Yes I should then πŸ™‚

  2. Wish I could have a bite πŸ€—

    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      I would share it with you if you were here.

  3. Yummy! PwolichuttaπŸ’›

  4. Nice recipe. love the sea food.

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    1. sunipukadiyil says:

      Thank you for your appreciation! I will check it! 😊

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