Crispy Indian Prawns

All the seafood lovers will simply enjoy these crisp prawns.Prawn fry recipe is shallow fried with the spices and it is an instant dish that can be made in few minutes. Cleaning and deveining the prawns is important. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Crispy Indian Prawns

Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), Lemon juice
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Crispy Indian Prawns

  • 20-25 Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined with tails intact
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder roated
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • 1 Egg
  • 2-3 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • ½ cup Bread crumbs dried
  • to sprinkle Chaat masala


  1. Take prawns in a bowl. Add lemon juice, salt, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, chilli powder and yogurt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Break egg into another bowl and beat well. Add ½ to the prawn mixture and mix. Add gram flour and mix well.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  4. Spread bread crumbs on a plate and coat each marinated prawn with it.
  5. Deep-fry these prawns in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Sprinkle some chaat masala on top and serve hot.