Prawn Cutlet

Crispy and delicious prawn cutlets. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Prawn Cutlet
Main Ingredients Prawns, Bread
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 3.30-4 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Prawn Cutlet

  • 1 cup Prawns
  • 2 slices Bread
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • a few sprigs Fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs


  1. Shell, de-vein and wash the prawns thoroughly. Boil with a little salt, drain and chop them. Soak the bread in cold water for five minutes, squeeze out the water and blend in food processor until smooth.
  2. Peel and finely chop the onion. Wash, peel and grate the ginger. Peel and finely chop garlic. Wash, remove the stem and finely chop the green chillies. Clean, wash and chop the coriander leaves.
  3. Heat oil over medium heat, fry the chopped onions, chopped green chillies, chopped garlic and grated ginger for about 6-8 minutes.
  4. Add coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder, stir fry for 1 minute. Add salt, pepper powder and chopped coriander cook for 30 seconds. Add the chopped prawns, bread mixture and lemon juice.
  5. Remove from heat, mix thoroughly. Chill for atleast two hours. Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and shape into cutlets.
  6. Dust them with flour, then dip in beaten egg and roll in bread crumbs. Ensure that the cutlets are coated properly.
  7. Heat oil and deep fry till golden brown.

Nutrition Info

Calories 989
Carbohydrates 78.8
Protein 46.3
Fat 54.3
Other Fiber Iron- 11.4mg