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Nimi's Culinary Ventures: Prawn Roast

May 25, 2010

Prawn Roast

                  Prawns..that was the one listed on my menu.Usually when I get ready to clean prawns,my younger ones cleans them before me ...Ican say a bit more precisely that you can see flying prawns...In short after I  finish up with the cleaning work he'll be smelling "prawns!"

1kg prawns
2 cups shallots sliced
2-3 green chillies (julian Cut)
1 piece ginger(finely cut)
3-4 cloves of garlic (finely cut)
1 tsp  Fennel Seeds
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

For marinating prawns
1/2 tsp yellow turmeric powder
1tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp vinegar

  • Clean the prawns and marinate them with turmeric powder,chilli powder,garam masala powder,vinegar and salt adding a little water.Keep it aside for about 15 minutes.
  • Deep fry and seperate the prawns.
  • In the remaining oil ,add the finely cut garlic,ginger,fennel seeds,green chillies and saute them well.
  • When the onions are translucent add the prawns and mix well.Add 1/2 cup of water and cover it with a lid and cook on medium flame.When the prawns are well cooked remove from fire.
  • Now pour  2-3 tbsps of oil and saute the remaining sliced shallots with curry leaves till they change  turn brown.
  • Mix the fried onions with the cooked prawns.
  • The roasted prawn is now ready to be served!



Blogger Zia Elle said...

Nice your prawns Nimi! I can feel the smell!!

May 25, 2010 at 9:56 AM

Blogger Faiza Ali said...

That looks awesome, Nimi..And well presented.

May 26, 2010 at 4:51 PM

Blogger Nimi SunilKumar said...

Faiza & lidia..thnks for ur compliments!

May 27, 2010 at 1:14 AM

Blogger Shabs.. said...

Superb da...loved the colour and presentation....photo valuthu idoo kutti...

May 27, 2010 at 8:31 AM

Blogger ARUNA said...

Awesome Nimi......i loved the recipe and both the clicks r just fantastic. Am glad u bumped into my blog, u have a cool space here.....let me go thru ur other posts too! Great job.

May 27, 2010 at 8:34 AM

Blogger Nimi SunilKumar said...

thnk u aruna & shabs!

May 27, 2010 at 8:52 AM

Blogger PranisKitchen said...

the prawnroas looks delicious yarr..what a lovely color..nice platter..
do drop by sometimes in parniskitchen.nice space u have

May 29, 2010 at 9:22 AM

Blogger ~ Lopa said...


Thanks for dropping by at my blog...
You have got a wonderful blog going ... loved it :)

May 31, 2010 at 3:26 AM

Blogger nandini said...

Hello first time to ur space and found some of my favourite traditional kerela recipes. Like this one...My all time favourite. Like ur recipes .will keep visiting.

August 8, 2010 at 8:57 AM


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