Desi Prawn Stir Fry - SK Khazana

Chinese prawn stir fry gets an Indian twist – its quick and its super delicious This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Desi Prawn Stir Fry - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Prawns, Oil
Cuisine Indo-Chinese,Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Desi Prawn Stir Fry - SK Khazana

  • 12-15 large Prawns shelled, deveined and washed
  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep-fry
  • 3 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoons Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Spring onion bulbs quatered
  • 1/4 medium Yellow capsicum cut into diamonds
  • 1/4 medium Red capsicum cut into diamonds
  • 1/4 medium Green capsicum cut into diamonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dark soy sauce
  • a pinch Sugar
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 stalks Spring onion greens roughly chopped


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Take prawns in a bowl, add cornflour, refined flour, salt and break in 1 egg and mix well. Break in 1 more egg and mix well.
  3. Drop in the prawns one by one into the hot oil, deep-fry till light golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick pan, add celery and garlic, mix and sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Add spring onion bulbs and all the capsicums and toss on high heat.
  6. Add Chilli Powder and toss well. Add the fried prawns and toss well.
  7. Add a little salt and mix well. Add red chilli sauce, dark soy sauce and toss well.
  8. Add sugar crushed black peppercorns and spring onion greens and mix well. Switch the heat off.
  9. Transfer into a serving plate and serve hot.