Tuesday, 19 February 2013

South Indian Quick & Easy Shrimp/Prawn Fry

This shrimp/prawn fry is very easy to make and can be done in 15 -20 min's. When you are in a hurry to make some non -vegetarian side dish, this can be the one you can count on. It is very yummy and delicious. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Prawn Recipe here and other Non-VegetarianBiryanis/Pulavs/Gravies/Varuvals/Appetizers here.

250 gm [washed,cleaned & deveined]
Ginger & Garlic paste
1 tbsp
Cumin powder
2 tsp
Chilli powder
2 tsp
Coriander powder
1 tsp
Turmeric powder
½ tsp
2 tsp
Curry leaves
As needed
Clean, wash and devein the shrimp. Wash it with ¼ tsp of turmeric powder.

To the shrimp add ginger & garlic paste, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix them well.

In a kadai heat the oil and add the curry leaves. When it turns crispy add the shrimp mixed in masala to the kadai. Now sauté for a min, add ½ cup of water and let the shrimp cook.
When the shrimp is cooked keep frying until the shrimp crispy as shown in the photo.

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  1. Wow, am going to try this. With this recipe i guess i can make my hubby happy .sushmita

  2. I have turned vegetarian but would like to try this for the kids. They would enjoy it.

  3. Sounds super delicious,, this is my mom's fav..Must have tasted great :)

  4. This is what I call the best style for prawns and its a perfect and delicous pairing with rice.

  5. Maheswari Senthilkumar,
    Using Prawn we can make Kuzhambu with suraikkai.We can make like vatha kuzhambu and put the boiled suraikkai and then cleaned prawns in it.

    1. Thank you Maheswari, I make that kuzhambu as well....


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