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Kerala Prawn Ghee Roast


  • 1 lb Shrimp or Prawns
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 4 tbsps or more Ghee
  • 8 Kashmiri Chillies
  • 1 tsp black Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 4 dried red Chillies
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Water
  • 1 cup finely chopped Onions
  • 3 tbsps Yogurt
  • 10 – 12 Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander for Garnish


  1. Clean and devein the Shrimp or Prawns
  2. Roast the Kashmiri Chillies, Peppercorns, Cumin, Coriander, Fennel & dried Red Chillies
  3. Cool and grind to a fine powder
  4. Add the Garlic, Ginger & Lime juice and water a little bit at a time to process this to a smooth paste
  5. Marinate the Shrimp with the Turmeric and some salt
  6. Heat the pan again and add the Shrimp without oil to remove the moisture for a minute or two
  7. Remove and keep aside
  8. Add 3 tbsps of Ghee and saute the Onions
  9. Add the Masala paste and the yogurt and mix well
  10. Cook this till it’s nice and dry
  11. Push to the side, add another tbsp. of Ghee and saute the Curry leaves and add the Shrimp
  12. Mix together with the masala
  13. Cook for a few more minutes and then garnish with Coriander and serve
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