Monday 23 August 2021

Hariyali Prawn Fry Recipe/Green Prawn Fry Recipe/Coriander & Mint Prawn Fry Recipe/Hariyali Prawn Fry – Video Recipe in both English and Tamil/கொத்தமல்லி புதினா இறால் வறுவல்

Hariyali Prawn Fry/Green Prawn Fry is made by marinating prawns with mint & coriander leaves paste along with perfect blend of spices. Marinating the prawns in green masala and then cooking it with gingelly oil gives the prawns unique, taste flavour and aroma. Do try out this Hariyali Prawn Fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Prawn and Fish recipes here, chicken recipes here, other interesting MuttonRecipes here and Non Vegetarian Biryanis here,

Here’s how to make Hariyali Prawn Fry/Green Prawn Fry with step by step photos and video…



¾ kg

Red Chilli Powder

½ tsp

Coriander Powder

½ tsp

Turmeric Powder

¼ tsp


3 tsp

Black Pepper Powder

½ tsp

Gingelly Oil

2 tbsp


As needed

For Grinding


 ½ bunch

Cilantro/Coriander Leaves

½ bunch

Ginger & Garlic Paste

1.5 tbsp

Green Chillies


Cumin Powder/Jeeragam Powder

1 tsp

Garam Masala Powder

½ tsp

Curry Leaves


Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes                           Recipe Category: Main Course

Cooking Time: 20 minutes                                       Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Author: Priya Anandakumar

Here's a short video on how to make Hariyali Prawn Fry in English and Tamil...

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Wash and clean the prawns/eral without any mud at least 3-4 times and drain the water.

Devein the prawns, wash one more time and keep it ready.

To Make Green Paste   

Clean and wash the mint leaves and cilantro thoroughly with water and drain the water.

Add the washed mint leaves, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste to the mixer jar.

Now add green chillies, cumin powder, garam masala powder, curry leaves to the mixer jar.

Grind everything to fine paste with little water.


Take the washed prawns in a wide bowl.

Now add the ground mint and cilantro paste to the washed and cleaned prawns.

Add 3 tsp of yogurt/curd to the prawns.

Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, 1 tsp of gingelly oil to the prawns.

Mix everything really well until all the masala is uniformly coated on the prawns.

Close and keep it aside for about one hour.

Heat about 1.5 tbsp of gingelly oil in a kadai or pan.

Add the marinated prawns along with all the masala.

Stir well and cook the prawns on medium flame, stir in between to avoid any burning of prawns.

All the water will absorb and turn into masala consistency.

At this stage add 2 tsp of gingelly oil and mix well.

Fry well until all the moisture is absorbed.

Now add ½ tsp of black pepper powder, mix well and fry well for another minute and switch off the stove.

Delicious, super tasty and flavour ful Hariyali Prawn Fry/Green Prawn Fry is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with steam cooked white rice, Milagai Killi potta sambar and simple tomato rasam.

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