Malvani Prawn Fry

A combination of rice flour and semolina give that added crispness to the prawns.

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Main Ingredients Prawns, Lemon juice
Cuisine Goan
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Malvani Prawn Fry

  • 300 grams Prawns shelled and deveined
  • to taste Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Ginger paste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Garlic paste
  • 4 tablespoons Rice flour
  • 4 tablespoons Semolina (rawa/suji)


  1. Wash prawns under running water, drain off excess water and press between the folds of an absorbent cloth to dry. Marinate with salt and lemon juice for fifteen minutes.
  2. Mix together turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, ginger paste, garlic paste and apply this to the prawns. Keep them covered for thirty minutes preferably in a refrigerator.
  3. Heat oil on a flat griddle (tawa). Mix rice flour and semolina and spread on a plate. Dust the prawns with this mixture and shallow fry till golden on both sides. Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 524
Carbohydrates 58.1
Protein 63.9
Fat 3.8