Curry Leaf Prawns

Curry leaves lend their very unique flavour to these prawns. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Curry Leaf Prawns

Main Ingredients Jumbo prawns, Curry leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Curry Leaf Prawns

  • 6-8 Jumbo prawns shelled and deveined with tail intact
  • 1 cup Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 cup Bread crumbs fresh
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • to deep fry Oil


  1. Dry roast curry leaves in a non-stick pan.
  2. Put prawns in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, salt and pepper powder and mix well.
  3. Transfer the curry leaves in a mixer jar and grind coarsely.
  4. Mix curry leaves, breadcrumbs, chilli flakes, pepper powder, salt and mix well.
  5. Coat each prawn in the prepared mixture.
  6. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  7. Deep-fry the prawns in hot oil till crisp and brown on both the sides.
  8. Transfer on a serving plate and serve hot.