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Prawns Fry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Crispy Prawns Fry - Ready in 30 minutes

Course: Appetizer
Servings: 3
  • 1 Kg (2.2 pounds) Prawns | Shrimp, peeled and deveined , Please refer notes
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons Chily powder | paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder | all-spice mix
  • 2 tablespoons rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  1. Wash and drain the shrimp well. Add all the ingredients listed above except the rice flour and sesame seeds.

  2. Marinate the shrimp well and keep aside for 15 minutes. If you are in a hurry, you can avoid the marination time.

  3. Whenever you are ready to fry, sprinkle the rice flour and mix well. Lastly, sprinkle the sesame seeds.

  4. Add oil in a pan just enough to coat one side of the shrimp and place it on medium-high heat.

  5. When the oil is hot, place the shrimp in the pan with a slight gap in between so that it doesn't touch each other. It is important not to crowd the pan.

  6. Once its golden brown, turn it to the other side. It should take about 2-3 minutes on each side.

Recipe Notes
1 kg (2.2 Pounds) of raw shrimp in shell = approximately 750 g (1.1 pounds) peeled and deveined shrimp.
When cleaning the shrimp, leave the tail on so that it does not curl up.