Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut

Marinated prawns wrapped in grated coconut and deep fried. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns
Main Ingredients Prawns, Fresh coconut
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut

  • 16-20 Prawns shelled and deveined with tails intact
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 15-20 curry leaves
  • 3 tablespoons refined flour (maida)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 1 Egg
  • to taste Salt
  • 1¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon


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

2. Slit the prawns from centre and put them into the masala paste and mix well.  Set aside to marinate for ½ hour.

3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. 

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

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

6. Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1135
Carbohydrates 30.2
Protein 70.5
Fat 81.3
Other Fiber Iron- 19.1