Prawns|Konj|

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Prawns are a popular delicacy in India and most parts of the world. In English they have many names like – white prawns, Indian white prawns, and banana prawns; in Kerala, in the Malayalam language, it is called Kazhanthan, Chemeen, and Konj.

 Habitat

Prawns grow easily in small estuaries and mainly on freshwater grounds. They are caught in the wild and freshwater streams in India, and coastlines of West Bengal, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Kerala.  They live in between sea bed floors, rocks, ocean floors, in sand beds during the day.

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Nutritional Value Facts of Prawns (Seafood)

A person normally requires a 2000 calorie diet daily. Based on this, the nutritional breakdown of 100 grams of prawns (Seafood) is:

  • Protein: 24 grams
  • Cholesterol: 189 milligrams
  • Calories: 99 calories
  • Carbohydrates: 0.2 grams
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Fats:  0.3 grams per serving
  • Sodium: 111 milligrams
  • Potassium: 259 milligrams

Health Benefits of Prawns (Seafood)

The wellbeing benefits of prawns (Seafood) are:

  • Iron deficiency cure: Prawns are loaded with vitamins and minerals that increase the formation of red blood cells. This will regulate iron deficiencies, anemic issues and ensure stable hemoglobin levels in the body.
  • Low-Calorie Count: Since prawns are low on carbohydrates, this will prevent the deposit of fat within the internal organs.
  • Improved Metabolism: Prawns contain zinc that promotes the body to produce leptin–a hormone that increases metabolism, reduces food cravings, and keeps energy levels high.
  • Healthy Fats: It contains Omega-3 fatty acids that reduce body fat, nourish the skin and balance the hormones in both men and women.

Prawns (Seafood) Cut Varieties

We supply Frozen Prawns that are peeled, deveined, and packed securely. Our prawns are packaged with the head on, as that will keep the shape intact.

Prawns (Seafood) Texture & Taste

Prawns have a creamy white body that is entirely edible and absolutely zero waste protein option. The texture of the Prawns flesh is soft, juicy, and gets rubbery and firm as you cook it.

The taste of the Prawns is sweet and if they have been harvested from the tropical freshwaters, they are even sweeter and blend well with the local Kerala cuisines.

 Prawns (Seafood) Recipe Ideas

Prawns are a delicious seafood choice that adapts well to any cuisine. In Kerala, Prawns coconut curry, or perhaps the authentic Kerala Prawns Roast, Shrimps simmered in coconut mix are the best seafood recipe to try out in Kerala.