Prawn- Shrimp Roast

Prawn/ Shrimp Roast- Kerala Style Nadan Konju/ Chemmeen Pirattu

Prawn Roast

Prawn/ Shrimp Roast- Kerala Style Nadan Konju/ Chemmeen Pirattu, is a typical Kerala Seafood delicacy. The recipe with step by step cooking pictures follows.

Prawn Roast Kerala Style

Hi Buddies, Today I am going to share a yummy Prawns roast recipe of my Amma/ Mom’s, she is an expert in Kerala style food recipes, especially the non-veg dishes. Prawn Roast/ Konju Pirattu is very easy and delicious Kerala Style recipe made with our traditional Kerala spices gives an authentic taste and texture to dish.

Prawns Roast- Kerala Style Pirattu

Among all seafoods, Prawns is one of my favorite sea food. If compare to any seafood, prawns is the most delectable spongy soft seafood. Prawns roast is considered to be the signature dish of Kerala, is simple yet delicious and packed with flavor. Here is the prawns roast recipe, make a try and enjoy the Kerala authentic taste. Do not forget to post your valuable feed back in comment section.

Prawns Pirattu

How to Make Prawn/ Shrimp Roast- Kerala Style Nadan Konju/ Chemmeen Pirattu

Clean the prawns, rub salt,lemon juice and keep it aside. Cut and chop onions, green chillies, garlic, ginger, tomatoes and keep it ready.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Now add in the ginger, garlic, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute it for 1 minute.


Then add chopped onions and saute it for 2- 3 minutes, until onion turns light brown in color.

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Add kashmiri chilly powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, fenugreek powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder. Saute it well in a very low flame, until raw smell goes on. 

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Add in sliced tomatoes and combine well. Then pour 1 cup water and allow it to boil.

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Now add prawns, combine well. Cover it with a lid and cook it for 10 minutes.


Adjust salt, Stir in between and wait till gravy thickens. Pour 1 tsp coconut oil on top and off the flame. Serve along with steamed rice.


Enjoy!! Happy Cooking.

Prawns Roast- Shrimp Pirattu

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