Thattukada Style Prawns fry / chemmeen fry

Thattukada Style Prawns fry / chemmeen fry

prawns fry

Thattukada Style Prawns fry / chemmeen fry is the easy, spicy and tasty recipe. We can make prawns fry in different methods. Me and my family members like this thattukada style prawns fry very much. You can adjust the spices per your taste. Also use ghee in the place of oil. This is a good side dish for rice.spicy prawns fry

Please do try this simple recipe and send your feed backs. The detailed recipe is bellow with videos and step by step images.

Ingredients Thattukada Style Prawns fry / chemmeen fry

For marinating the prawns

  1. Prawns 250gm
  2. Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon
  3. Red chili powder 2 teaspoon hipped
  4. Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  5. Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  6. Salt to taste

For frying

  1. Oil 2 + 2  table spoon
  2. Curry leaves 1 spring
  3. Green chili 1 or 2
  4. Ginger, garlic chopped 1 table spoon


Clean and wash the prawns, here I am taking the head part also.

Drain the prawns, then put it in a bowl.

Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Combine well, keep it aside for 15 minutes (this is optional).

Heat oil in a pan, add marinated prawns in it. Close with a lid and cook for 2 minutes in medium flame.

Open the lid and just sauté it. Then cook again 2 minutes. The prawns cook with its own water, no need to add water.

Once the water completely evaporate, at that stage the prawns cooked well. Remove it from the stove.

Heat oil in another frying pan; add curry leaves, green chili, ginger and garlic chopped. Fry for 1 minute.

Add cooked prawns in it and fry it for 2 minutes.

The tasty thattukada style prawns fry is ready to use. Thank u all, enjoy cooking with yummy recipes.