Prawn Roast

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Preparation Time : 20 minutes

Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Serving : 6 members


This is a fabulous yummy dish liked by every one at home . Specially my son Afzar , son – in – law Riyaz and cousins Ashibha and Shabu . I learnt this dish from my friend Fathima from Salem who is a very good host and a cook . Happy bites to all .


prawn(devained and cleaned)1 kg
small onions1 hand full crushed
tomato1 big chopped
coriander powder 3 tea spoons
chilli powder 2 tea spoons
turmeric powder 1/4 tea spoon
coriander leaves 1 tea spoon chopped
saltto taste
cumin powder1/2 tea spoon
pepper powder1/2 tea spoon
cinnamon 1 small stick
clove 1
cardamom 1 ( powder the cinnamon , clove and cardamom together )
ginger paste 1 tea spoon
garlic paste 1 tea spoon
coconut oil 3 1/2 table spoon
onion 1 big chopped
curry leves few


  1. Mix prawns , small onion , ginger garlic paste , coriander powder , chilli powder , turmeric powder , tomato , salt to taste , cumin powder , pepper powder , spice powder , coriander leaves together in a pressure cooker .
  2. Pressure cook with out adding water for one whistle . Reduce the water to a gravy consistency .
  3. Then heat a non stick pan with coconut oil .
  4. Add the chopped onion and curry leaves fry to brown and pour the prawn gravy in and roast till you get a caramelised dry roast .
  5. Should be careful that you don’t roast to much as the prawn tends to get rubbery if over cooked . Serve hot .