Monday, 25 March 2013

Ginger Prawn Fry/Roast

This is a spicy ginger flavored prawn fry/roast prepared in South Indian style.


Prawns - 500 grams 
Onion - 1½ (Finely chopped)
Ginger - 1½ tbsp (Finely chopped)
Green chilli - 2 (Finely chopped)
Red chilli powder- 1½ tsp(Adjust according to your spice level)
corriander powder - ¾ tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Fennel powder - ½ tsp
Garam masala powder - ½ tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Corriander leaves - for garnishing


Peel the skin, devein and wash the prawns; Keep aside. 

Take a kadai, add the cleaned prawns, chopped ginger, salt, turmeric powder and chopped green chillies . Close the lid and cook in a medium flame by adding ¼ cup water only for 4- 5 minutes(stir in between to avoid sticking)

Heat oil in a separate kadai; Temper it with curry leaves and add finely chopped onions. 

Saute till the colour changes and now add separately cooked prawn and all the spice powders; cook well till the masala coats over the prawns.(Don't cook for a long time;it has a tendency to become rubbery in texture)

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

I am sending this recipe to


  1. Yummy.. Lipsmacking recipe & pic.. Love it :)

  2. Spicy and delicious.. These prawns looks so flavorful.

  3. Hello dear Poornima, thank you so much for stopping over my space.

    Glad to meet you and your yummy blog :) I'm hungry ever since I entered here..delicious recipes dear!!! I make similar prawn roast for my family and some times would add cooked rice and make fried rice...hehe.

  4. superb and inviting prawn side :) makes me hungry now

  5. Amazing looking sauteed prawns. It only wants me to stop being a vegetarian by choice and enjoy these delicacies. I wish , I could :)
    Also the masala has coated the prawns perfectly & since you are using only little oil to saute, i think it is super good healthy, at the same time rich recipe.
    Love it.

  6. Just a mouth watering dish.. I love prawn dishes.. Bookmarking this
    Event: Dish name starts with R till April 15th and a giveaway

  7. Looks so delicious!! Drooling over here!!

  8. looks yummy and colourful poorini


Dear friends,
Thank you for visiting my blog. I appreciate your valuable comments and suggestions to improve this further. Please visit again for more recipes and updates.
Thank you once again!!