Moms Kitchen - Andhra Recipes: Royyalu vepudu

Moms Kitchen - Andhra Recipes

June 12, 2006

Royyalu vepudu

royyalu vepudu, suresh's favorite :-)

Royyalu vepudu (Prawn fry)

Andhra royyalu vepudu, a lip smacking sea food dish made with onions and Indian spices, always proves to be a good hit during parties. A simple and easy dish to prepare.


Prawns - 500 gms
onions - 10 (finely chopped)
green chillies - 10
water - 2 cups
curry leaves - 2 sprigs

turmeric powder - 1 tb sp
chillie powder - 3 tb sps

salt to taste.
oil - 3 tb sps

poppy seeds - 3 tb sps (gasagasalu)
cloves - 3 (lavangalu)
elaichi - 1 (cardamom)
dalchini - 1 small stick
ginger - 1 inch piece
garlic - 3 cloves
dhaniyalu - 1 tb sp (coriander seeds)
jeera - 1 tsp


1. Grind poppy seeds, cloves, elaichi, dalchini, ginger, garlic, dhaniyalu,and jeera to smooth paste and set aside.

2. Remove the shell of prawns, add 1 t sp on turmeric and 1 t sp of salt. wash them well with lots of water (about 6 to 7 times). Drain water and set aside.
3. Add ground masala paste, chillie powder, a pinch of turmeric, 1 tb sp of salt to washed prawns and mix well.

4. Add 2 cups of water and boil them in high flame, stirring in between till water dissolves.

5. Heat oil in a kadhai, add curry leaves, green chillies, onions and cook till soft (for about 4 mts in low flame).

6. Add boiled prawns to onions and mix well. Adjust salt and chillie powder accordingly. cook in low flame for bout 5 mts covering with a lid and stirring occassionally.

7. Serve hot with rice.

Adding boiled prawns to fried onion

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At June 12, 2006 at 5:27 AM , Blogger Sumitha said...

Brilliant!I love prawns and so does my hubby,I have to make this Sowjanya!It looks delicious!

At June 12, 2006 at 5:51 AM , Anonymous sailaja said...

Nice recipe, Thota.

At June 12, 2006 at 10:11 PM , Blogger Prince Romp said...

Thank you for your recipes!!


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