Monday, December 03, 2012

Spicy Prawn Pakora / How to make Prawn Pakora / Step-by-Step:

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Prawn Pakora is one of the wonderfully tasty appetizer for Sea-food lovers. This is a dish of prawn that have been battered in a spicy mix and deep fried. 
The recipe to prepare this popular snack is very simple and requires very less ingredients.  
Everyone including kids love this crispy nibbles & it makes an excellent evening snack for the rainy season. 
So, here is the irresistible pan fried  Prawn  Pakoras  recipe  for you to try & enjoy..:)
·      Big sized Prawns              - 10 to 15 pieces
To Marinate:
·      Turmeric pwd             - ¼ tsp
·      Red chilly pwd           - ½ tsp
·      Pepper pwd               - ½ tsp
·      Lemon juice               - 2 tsp
·      Salt to taste
For Batter: 
·      Onion                                    - 1
·      coriander leaves chopped       -  2 tbsp
·      red chilly                                - 1
·      ginger garlic paste                  - 1 tbsp
·      corn flour                               - 3 tbsp
·      Besan / Chick pea flour           - 2 tbsp
·      Red chilly pwd                        - ½ to 1 tsp
·      Pepper pwd                           - ¼ tsp
·      Chat masala pwd                    - ½ tsp
·      Salt to taste
·      Oil for deep frying
1.   Shell and devein the prawns and wash it thoroughly.
2.   Drain the water completely and pat it dry with kitchen paper.
3.   Marinate the prawns with turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, salt, black pepper pwd and lemon juice.
4.   Let it marinate for 30 mins.
5.   Slice onion and fresh coriander leaves to fine slices.
6.   Take them in a mixing bowl.
7.   Add ginger garlic paste to it.
8.   Add red chilly flakes and combine.
9.    Now add add corn flour, chick pea flour, salt, red chilly pwd, chat masala pwd and pepper pwd.
10.Add little water and mix thoroughly to make a semi thick batter.
11.Heat oil in a fry pan.
12.Cover the marinated prawns nicely in the batter.

13.  Drop them one by one in hot oil. 
Deep fry them in low medium flame, so that the prawns are well fried from inside too.
14.Flip over to other side, so that they get cooked evenly on both sides to crisp.

15.Fry until it becomes golden brown in colour.
16.Take it out in a tissue paper to drain the excess oil from it.
17.Serve hot with tomato sauce.
18.Enjoy this great snack starter with your family & friends..:)
Similar Recipes:
·         Prawn 65
·         Prawn / Shrimp Biryani
·         Prawn Curry Masala
·         Prawn Fry
·         Nethili Meen Kuzhambu


  1. looks very spicy and crispy..

  2. Looks so this fry...

  3. hi jay, thanks i bookmarked this so delicious looking prawns recipe.. i want to try your spices. have a nice day

  4. Wonderful evening snack, love the texture much :-)

  5. Yummy fry. nice presantation

  6. They look superb Jay. good recipe

  7. looks it..;)

  8. Love collecting shrimp recipes and this is another great one. Was curious about whether the prawns in the batter can be shallow fried too.

  9. Exotic is the only word coming to me..Terrific prawns jay.

  10. Wow! Yummy.

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  11. Would love to grab tat plate now. yuummy pakoras

  12. Irresistible pakoras,feel like finishing that whole plate.

  13. This looks sooo good..I love the idea.

  14. Oh, wouldn't I love to eat these every night, Jay! Prawns (aka shrimp) are a favorite here in the USA. I'm going to Pin your recipe.

  15. love to have them right away hot hot

  16. tq friends for your inspiring feedback...
    have a wonderful day..:)

  17. yes Vinita, you can shallow fry the prawns with batter too in a non stick try n lemme know..:)

  18. Spicy tempting prawn pakoras...yum..

  19. My alltime favorite..yumm

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  20. I just can't take my eyes off. looks so delicious..

  21. That looks fantastic! I could eat the entire plate. :0)

  22. Yummi , i love prawns , this dish looks so good.

  23. delicious to snack looks wonderful

  24. These are a tasty dish indeed

  25. Nice and crisp pakodas. Looks good.

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  27. Oh, yum! These prawns looks delicious - so crispy and spicy!

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  29. I really want to grab some right now! Love the colour!


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