Fried Jumbo Prawns


IMG_20200705_150345This is one of the yummiest dish.My son is a big fan of prawns….so this dish is made quite often in my kitchen.

You can have them as starters or have it with rice and fish curry or dal/Sol kadhi…..whatever way you have it they are just awesome….


15 Jumbo prawns.

Salt to taste.

1 tbsp kokum aagul.(Juice of Kokum)

1/4 cup rice flour.

1/4 cup fine rava.

Oil for frying.

For the masala

1 medium sized onion.

2 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)

5 tbsp Red chilli powder.

1 tbsp haldi powder.

1 tsp black pepper powder.


Wash,shell and devein prawns.(Refer glossary for details)

Add salt,turmeric and kokum aagul to wash and cleaned prawns.Keep aside.

Place all the masala ingredients in a mixie jar and grind to a smooth paste using very little water.

Apply this masala on the prawns.Leave it to marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

Mix together rice flour and rava.

Heat Oil in a frying pan.

Coat the marinated prawns with rava and rice flour mixture.

Shallow fry in the oil till crisp.

Drain on an absorbent paper to drain out excess oil.

Serve hot.

Happy Cooking !!!


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