Easy Prawns Fry |Chemmeen Porichathu

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 3
  • Prep Time: 45m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Easy Prawns Fry | Chemmeen Porichathu

Spicy and crunchy Kerala style tasty Prawn Fry

Prawns are more tasty among seafood items. Kerala prawns dishes are very famous and delicious. This prawns fry is a traditional recipe of Kerala. I got this recipe from my Mom. It is very crunchy and spicy goes well with rice. I have already tried some delicious prawns recipes like Chinese Style Prawns fry ,Dried prawns curry (Konchum Manga),Prawn masala,Dried Prawns chutney powder (chemmeen podi),Pepper prawns,Prawns head fry. Please try out this recipe and donโ€™t forget to post your comments and feedback.

Health Benefits of Prawns

  • Prawns are rich source of Selenium which helps to prevent the growth of cancer cells in the body.
  • Prawns are a rich source of Omega 3 Fatty acids which is very good for heart.
  • Prawns are usually found in the ocean.Since they are very rich source of calcium it is thus very good for teeth and bones


250g of Prawns cleaned
1/2 tbsp of Ginger garlic paste
1 spoon of Kashmiri Chill powder
1/4 tbsp of Turmeric powder
2 spring of Curry leaves
5 no of Green chillies
5 tbsp of Oil
Salt as required


Step 01

Grind curry leaves along with ginger and garlic.

Step 02

Marinate prawns with this paste,turmeric powder,chilli powder and salt.

Step 03

Keep in refrigerator for 30 min.

Step 04

Heat oil in a kadai

Step 05

Deep fry prawns till golden brown color.

Step 06

Deep fry 1 spring of curry leaves and sliced green chillies.

Step 07

Serve hot with rice

Comments (4)

  1. posted by soumya on August 26, 2014

    so nice……..

    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on August 26, 2014

      thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. posted by Betty on May 8, 2017

    What and how much would I need to change in the ingredients if it is for 1 kg prawn as I’ve learnt doubling the ingredients is not the right way. Please reply asap as I eagerly want to try out your recipe.

    • posted by Shameer Mohammed on May 31, 2017

      Hi Betty, for 1 kg of prawns you can use 1 1/2 spn. of ginger garlic paste,2 spn. of kashmiri chilli powder(if it is normal chilli powder use 1 1/2 spn), 1/2 spn. of turmeric powder, 7-8 no of green chillies.


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