How to make Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut -

Marinated prawns wrapped in grated coconut and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (प्रॉन/कोलम्बी/झींगा), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut

Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Crispy Fried Prawns with Coconut Recipe

  • Prawns shelled and deveined with tails intact 16-20

  • Fresh coconut 1 cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • curry leaves 15-20

  • refined flour (maida) 3 tablespoons

  • ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • red chilli powder 1¼ teaspoon

  • Juice of 1 lemon


Step 1

Chop curry leaves and put them into a bowl. Add 2 tbsps refined flour, ginger paste, garlic paste, egg and mix well till smooth. Add salt and 1 tsp red chilli powder and mix again. Add the juice of 1 lemon and mix well.

Step 2

Slit the prawns from centre and put them into the masala paste and mix well. Set aside to marinate for ½ hour.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Spread grated coconut in a plate, add 1 tbsp refined flour, salt and ¼ tsp red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 5

Roll each prawn in this mixture and slide into hot oil. Deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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