Fried Prawn Heads | How to make prawn head fry | Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Fried Prawn Heads

Crispy juicy fry with Prawn heads.

Prawns head fry is a spicy and flavorful Malabar dish made with prawns head in onion tomato masala. Dish with prawn heads may be a surprising recipe to some of you. Because I came to know about this recipe after my marriage. I tasted this recipe from husband’s aunts home. It was a mouth watering dish and after reach home, I asked my mother in law for the recipe who is an expert in making non vegetation dishes. Saved the recipe and tried it on a weekend. It came out very well and everyone liked it.

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 don’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 prawn heads
1 no of onion
2 no of green chillies
2 springs of curry leaves
1 spn. of chilli powder(kashimiri chilli powder preferred)
1/4 spn. of turmeric powder
1/6 spn. of garam masala
1/6 spn. of coriander powder
1 spn. of coriander leaves
Oil for fry

Fried Prawn Heads Preparation Method

Step 01

Marinate cleaned prawn heads with half of chilli powder,half of turmeric powder and salt.Keep aside for 15 minutes

Step 02

Deep fry prawn heads till crispy consistency and keep aside.

Step 03

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 04

Add sliced onion,green chillies and curry leaves.Saute till onions become translucent(around 2-3 minutes).

Step 05

Add chilli powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder and garam masala.

Step 06

Saute for a while and add fried prawn heads.

Step 07

Mix well and slow cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 08

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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