Instant Pot Kerala Fried Prawns

This kerala fried prawns is a great option if you are craving for seafood. They are energetic and delightful in taste. It gives you a great pleasure while having them.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Kerala Fried Prawns

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Kerala Fried Prawns, prawns
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 46 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 224 kcal


  • 1 lb prawns
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 8 curry leaves
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp red chili chopped


  1. Turn the instant pot and select sauté.

  2. Add prawns, spices and water in it and sauté for 2 minutes.

  3. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, coconut oil, salt, turmeric, red chili powder and pepper in it.

  4. Close the lid of the instant pot.

  5. Set instant pot to Manual at high pressure and cook for 4 minutes. Release the pressure quickly through steam vent.

  6. Garnish with coriander and serve. 

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