A very flavorful Mangalorean prawn ghee roast is a must try for all prawn lovers and also for all spicy food lovers. The spice blend made from scratch makes the best prawn ghee roast you can have which is way better than takeaway!
If you are looking for a spicy seafood recipe and that’s how you stumbled upon this page, then I am so happy that you are here!
Because I have the most mind-blowing spicy prawn recipe to share today and this recipe is a restaurant classic – Mangalorean prawn ghee roast!
After receiving immense love for my Mangalorean kori gassi recipe, I thought what could be better than to follow it up with another delicious Mangalorean delicacy!
Hence this Mangalorean prawn ghee roast materialized and I can’t be more thankful for this! This is a delight for all shrimp lovers as well as for you all who love spicy food!
What is Mangalorean prawn ghee roast?
Ghee roast is a classic Mangalorean preparation with a blend of aromatic spices that are dry roasted and ground before using in the recipe. You will find all sorts of ghee roast in Mangalorean cuisine – chicken ghee roast, mutton ghee roast and this very delicious prawn ghee roast!
Good amount of whole spices are first dry roasted along with spicy dry red chillies; then they are ground to make a powdered spice mix. This unique spice blend is key to make a good Mangalorean prawn ghee roast.
The reason it is called ghee roast is because the chicken, meat or prawn, whichever you are using, is sautéed in a generous amount of ghee with the spice blend and they get infused with the beautiful flavors of all the warm spices.
You won’t need to add any additional liquid. This is kind of a stir fry recipe made in ghee aka clarified butter with Indian spices.