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Spicy prawn pakora
By : Jayanthy Kumaran
Category : Starters and accompaniments
Servings : 4-5
Time Taken : 45-60 mins
Rating :
  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. Take them in a mixing bowl.
  6. Add ginger garlic paste to it.
  7. Add red chilly flakes and combine.
  8. Now add add corn flour, chick pea flour, salt, red chilly pwd, chat masala pwd and pepper pwd.
  9. Add little water and mix thoroughly to make a semi thick batter.
  10. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  11. Cover the marinated prawns nicely in the batter.
  12. Drop them one by one in hot oil.
  13. 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.

Recipe courtesy: Tasty Appetite

Big sized Prawns - 10 to 15 pieces To Marinate:

1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
1/2 tsp red chilly pwd
1/2 tsp pepper pwd
2 Lemon juice
Salt to taste

For Batter:

1 Onion
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
1 red chilly
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
3 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp Besan / Chick pea flour
Red chilly pwd
1/2 to 1 tsp Pepper pwd
1/2 tsp Chat masala pwd
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

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