Fried prawns recipe

Crispy prawns fritters are lip smacking accompaniments to elaborate lunches and dinners. No lengthy procedures, this prawns recipe is a quick fix guide to making the perfect, crunchy prawn fritters.

prawn starters                                                      Crispy Prawn Fritters

You will need:

Medium sized prawns(cleaned and de-veined) –  1/4 kg
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder – 2 tsp
Black pepper powder(optional) – 1/4 tsp
Fennel seed powder – 2 tsp
Garlic – 25 pods
Lemon – 1/2
Semolina(rawa) – 5 tsp
Salt to taste
Cooking oil – 3 tbsp

Method of preparation

Make a fine paste of garlic pods and fennel seed powder. Add red chilly powder, salt, turmeric powder, black pepper powder, juice of half a lemon to this paste. Marinate cleaned and de-veined prawns with this paste for 15 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan. Roll each prawn in semolina and deep fry till crisp and light brown.
Place the fried prawns on absorbent paper to get rid of excess oil.

Crispy prawn fritters are ready to eat!

Shrimp recipe in coconut milk

Succulent prawns in coconut milk

Shrimp recipe in  coconut milk is an easy to prepare, nutritious and tasty side dish. Let us check out the recipe.

shrimp recipe in coconut milk

Ingredients for shrimp recipe

You will need –

Prawns/Shrimp (250 gm)
Onions – 3 medium sized ones
Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds(methi) – 1/4 teaspoon
Green chillies – 3-4
Curry leaves
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Grated coconut – 1/2 coconut. Grind with some water and squeeze coconut milk. Strain.
Coconut milk powder – (Add 3 tablespoons to 2 cups warm water and stir well)
Dried  Kokam – 4-5 pieces ( Gamboge in english)
Oil – 1-2 tablespoons

Method – shrimp recipe using coconut milk

This is an easy to cook shrimp recipe. De-vein prawns. Clean  with water, using salt and turmeric powder. Chop onions and slit  3 green chillies. Heat oil in a fry pan. Allow mustard,curry leaves and fenugreek (methi) seeds to splutter in oil. Add onions and green chillies. Saute till onions turn pink. Add prawns and  saute some more without breaking them. Add coriander powder, some water, kokam(Gamboge or tamarind pulp) and close the lid. Grate 1/2 coconut, grind and take coconut milk 2 times else use Maggi coconut milk powder. After prawns are cooked, add the coconut milk. Cover with lid and cook for 5 more mins. You have succulent prawns prepared in coconut milk. Serve with rice.

Clams Recipe – How to cook clams

gravy with clams meat,coconut and spices

Clams recipe is for seafood lovers!  A simple gravy made of clams, spices and coconut gravy. Lets take a look at the recipe.

clams recipes


clams meat

Clams Recipe – Ingredients

Scraped coconut – 1 cup
Green chillies – 4
Curry leaves or cilantro(dhania)- a few leaves
Fennel seeds powdered – 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1/4  teaspoon
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Tamarind(marble sized ball)
Onion – 1/4
Oil – 2 tablespoons

Clams Recipe – Method

Wash clams thoroughly. Boil clams with water for 20 minutes. As the clams cook, the shells will open. Drain the water and keep aside.Do not throw this water. Allow the clams to cool. Then separate the meat from the shells.

For the gravy

Grind coconut to form a very smooth paste. Heat oil in a fry pan. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and saute till onions turn pink. Add coriander powder, fennel seed powder, green chillies and saute. Add coconut paste and some water as desired. Add the clams meat. Add salt to taste and turmeric powder. Add tamarind. Cook on a slow flame with lid on the frying pan. Keep the lid in such a way that some steam is able to escape. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes till the taste of the spices is absorbed by the meat.

And your clams in coconut gravy is ready.

Serving suggestion

Garnish with chopped cilantro. Serve with rice or chappatis.


clams in coconut gravy