Marinated prawns are fried in their shell to capture all the flavour. Serve with hot rice and enjoy!


  • Prawns – 250 g , wash and devein prawns

  • Turmeric powder – 1teaspoon

  • Chilli powder – 1 ½ teaspoon

  • Pepper powder – ½ teaspoon

  • Curry leaves - 10

  • Salt to taste

  • Cooking oil – 2 tablespoon


  • 1.

    Wash and devein the prawns. Marinate prawns with turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper powder . Keep aside for 1 hour. In a frying pan , heat oil . Arrange prawns , curry leaves and shallow fry till golden colour and crisp . Stir occasionally. Serve hot with rice. Taste's totally different from normal fried prawns. Speciality of this recipe is frying prawns with shell. So you can enjoy the crispness.....

  • 2.

    I have also made these on a BBQ plate which adds another whole dimension of flavour.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 113kj
  • Fat Total 7g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 8g
  • Carbohydrate 2g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Sodium 373mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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You can use fairly big prawns as long as they cook until crispy which intensify the flavour considerably. These are best served with a frosty glass of Lager

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