Prawn/Shrimp/Chemeen/Konchu Roast

Prawn/Shrimp/Chemeen/Konchu Roast
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The flavour of this Konchu/Chemeen masala will make you crave for more and more , especially when you combine it with Tapioca/Kappa Tarts.




Prawns/Shrimps  2lb

Turmeric powder   1/2  tsp

Onion sliced    2 No

Ginger crushed   1 tsp

Garlic crushed   1 tsp

Green chillies chopped   2 No

Coriander leaves/Cilantro chopped  1 Tbsp

Tomato paste   3 tsp

Coriander powder   1/2 tsp

Kashmiri chilly powder   2 tsp

Pepper powder   1/2 tsp

Garam masala    1/2 tsp

Canola oil  as needed

Lemon Juice   2 tsp

Curry leaves (optional)

Salt  to taste

Sugar   a pinch


1.Clean and devein the prawns/shrimps. Marinate it with 1/4 tsp each of turmeric, chilly and pepper powder for half an hour.

2.Shallow fry the marinated prawns and keep aside.

3.Heat oil in a non-stick pan and fry onions, green chillies till the onions turn light brown.

4.Add crushed ginger-garlic and fry for 1 minute. Add the tomato paste and fry till oil separates.

5.Now add all the spice powders and fry till the aroma comes out.  Add the fried prawns and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.

6.Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot as a side dish.