How to make Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns -

This Thai dish of Crispy Fired Coconut Prawns is wickedly delicious with the coconut shining through the dish. The prawns are crispy and delectable

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Jumbo prawns (जम्बो प्रॉन्स), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns

Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns Recipe Card


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.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns Recipe

  • Jumbo prawns , shelled and deveined with tails intact 16-20

  • Fresh coconut , grated 1 cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1¼ teaspoons

  • Lemon , juice extracted 1


Step 1

Finely chop curry leaves and put them into a bowl. Add 2 tbsps refined flour, ginger paste, garlic paste and egg and mix till smooth. Add salt and 1 tsp red chilli powder and mix again. Add the juice of 1 lemon and mix well.

Step 2

Add the prawns to the masala paste and mix well. Set aside to marinate for ½ hour.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Spread grated coconut on a plate, add 1 tbsp refined flour, salt and ¼ tsp red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 5

Roll each prawn in the coconut mixture and slide into hot oil. Deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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