Prawn Roast / Prawn Fry / Stir Fried Masala Coated Prawns (Kerala Style)

I wanted to show a good recipe of prawn roast for quite a long time..Finally here i am sharing you my version of keralan prawn roast, it is spicy, aromatic and so yummy..
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


  1. Coconut Oil – 3 tblspn
  2. 1 tsp Mustard Seeds / Kaduku –
  3. Curry leaves a small handful
  4. Onion – 1 large chopped finely
  5. 3 Green Chillies slitted
  6. 1 tbsp- Ginger Garlic Paste
  7. 2 tbsp Chilli Powder
  8. 1/4 tbsp Turmeric Powder / Manjal podi
  9. 1 tbsp Homemade Garam Masala Powder
  10. 1 tbsp Pepper Powder
  11. Salt as required
  12. 20-25 Prawns
  13. 1 tbsp Lemon juice


  1. Take all ingredients for prawns and mix well. Set aside and let it marinate for 20 minutes.

  2. Now heat oil in a pan, add in mustard. Add in curry leaves and mix well.Add in onions, chillies and salt. Saute till onions is well browned. Now add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

  3. Now add prawns and coat this well in the masala for few mins. Now cook this on low heat for couple of mins.
    Now increase the heat and brown the prawns till it is completely roasted.
    Serve hot with rice.

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