Chemmeen Fry

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Also Known As:  Prawn Fry

Category:  Curry

Region:  Kerala

Type:  Non Veg

Serving Size:  7  Adults

Cooking Time:  20  Minutes

Preparation Time:  15  Minutes


  1. Prawns     ½    Kg
  2. Onion -chopped    2    nos.
  3. Tomato -chopped    3    nos.
  4. Ginger     1    piece
  5. Garlic     7    cloves
  6. Turmeric Powder     ¾    tsp
  7. Red Chilli Powder     1½    tsp
  8. Aniseed (Perinjeerakam)     ¾    tsp
  9. Curry Leaves     1    stalk
  10. Oil     2    tsp


  1. Clean prawn and drain water completely.
  2. Grind the ginger, garlic and aniseed to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan,add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute.
  4. Add tomato, onion, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt. Fry this for 4 minutes.
  5. Add the prawns and cook till the prawns become tender.
  6. Then add curry leaves and fry it well.
  7. Prawns fry is ready.

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Best Combinations with Chemmeen Fry:  Plain Rice

Recipes Similar to Chemmeen Fry:  Chicken 65 , Chicken Fry Style 1 , Chicken Kabab , Chemmeen Porichath , Chicken Pakoras

Other Recipes with Prawns:  Chemmeen Porichath , Chemmeen Varuthathu , Prawn Tikka , Chemeen Dosa , Prawn Pakoda ,more...

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