Taleli Kolambi Recipe - Prawns marinated and then deep fried.

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (kolambi/jhinga),

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Starter

Taleli Kolambi

Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Taleli Kolambi Recipe - how to make Taleli Kolambi


Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) 16 Big

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • For marinade

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Kokum paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Rice flour as required


Step 1

Clean and devein prawns, wash them well. Apply salt and lemon juice to prawns. Leave aside for ten minutes.

Step 2

Make a mixture of red chilli powder, turmeric powder, kokum paste and a little water. Put the prawns in the above marination, mix well and check the seasoning.

Step 3

Set aside for half an hour. Dust each prawn with rice flour. Now prawns may be deep fried or shallow fried until light reddish golden brown.

Step 4

Remove onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.