Kerala Style Prawn Curry

Prawns(Chemmeen) in coconut gravy

Kerala Style Prawn Curry | Pachakam

Kerala Style Prawn Curry

Prawns(Chemmeen) in coconut gravy

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Nisha Vinay

Published On: 26 Oct 2004

Rating: 3
20 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Clean, devein the prawns and keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 3

Splutter fenugreek seeds.

Step 4

Add grated coconut, curry leaves and two shallots.

Step 5

Stir well before it turns brown.

Step 6

Add coriander powder, chilly powder and turmeric powder and stir well.

Step 7

:- It shouldn`t turn brown.

Step 8

Grind them together into a fine paste.

Step 9

Heat up a deep bottomed vessel.

Step 10

Add prawns along with shallots, ginger, curry leaves and a tsp of oil.

Step 11

Add the ground paste, tamariind juice and salt with enough water to cook.

Step 12

Cook, until the prawns are done.

Step 13

Heat oil in another small frying pan.

Step 14

Fry some finely sliced shallots.

Step 15

Pour it over the curry.

Step 16

:- Serve hot with rice.

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with ingredients its very tasty.


Enjoyed the dish a lot. Added a few slices of raw mango to the curry as well. And mustard and curry leaves along with the fried shallots in the end. Absolutely yummy!


loved the recipe. Simple and easy to make. enjoyed the dish. Thanks!

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