Prawns Ularthiyathu

Dry and Spicy Prawn dish

Recipe by Renjini Selvan of Manama, US

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 Kg Prawns, cleaned and washed
    • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
    • 1 tbsp Chilli powder
    • 1/2 tbsp Pepper powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp Garam masala 
    • 2 tbsp Lime juice
    • Salt - As reqd
    • 4 Onion, sliced
    • 2 tbsp Ginger(juliened) 
    • 2 tbsp Garlic(juliened) 
    • Curry leaves - A handful
    • 1/2 cup Oil 


    1. Marinate prawns with turmeric powder, chilli powder, pepper powder, lime juice, salt and 1 tsp of garam masala for 1/2 an hour.
    2. Fry it in 1/2 cup oil.
    3. Drain the fried prawns and keep it in a bowl.
    4. In the same oil which is used for frying the prawns, add the curry leaves and when it becomes crispy, add sliced onion, ginger and garlic.
    5. Saute it well by adding little salt till it becomes light golden brown.
    6. Add the fried prawns to it and mix well.
    7. Sprinkle the remaining garam masala over the dish. :- The dish should be dry.
    8. Remove from fire.
    9. Serve hot with rice, appam, parotta or chappathi.



    Thanks to have a nice and tasty receipe. Easy to make and healthy too.