Prawn Stuffed Papad

Crisp papad cylinders stuffed with a spicy prawn mixture – you just cannot stop at one. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Prawn Stuffed Papad

Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), Urad dal papads
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Prawn Stuffed Papad

  • 1 cup Prawns (medium) deveined and chopped
  • 4-6 Urad dal papads
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • to taste Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to deep fry Oil 1 tablespoon +
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1 Egg


  1. Put prawns in a bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add marinated prawns and sauté on high heat. Add garam masala powder, red chilli powder and tomato ketchup and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add vinegar and mix well.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  5. Break egg into a bowl and whisk well.
  6. Brush papads with egg, place a portion of the prawn mixture at one end and roll into a cylinder.
  7. Deep-fry the papad cylinders in hot oil till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Serve hot.