Fried Prawn Balls

These deep-fried prawn balls make excellent starters. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Fried Prawn Balls
Main Ingredients Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Salt
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Fried Prawn Balls

  • 2 cups Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup Spring onion greens chopped
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1/4 cup Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 1/2 Lemon cut into 4 wedges
  • to garnish Pepper salt


  1. Put prawns, salt, black pepper powder and spring onion greens in a food processor and process until smooth. Transfer the mixture into a small bowl.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a wok.
  3. Add cornflour to the prawn mixture and mix well.
  4. Grease a tablespoon and scoop two tablespoons of the prawn mixture and shape into a ball. Gently lower the balls into the hot oil and deep-fry till lightly browned. Drain on a wire rack. Repeat this process till all the mixture is used up.
  5. Place the prawns balls on a serving plate and serve hot, garnished with lemon wedges and pepper salt.

Nutrition Info

Calories 468
Carbohydrates 25
Protein 79.9
Fat 5.2
Other Fiber Iron- 22.6mg