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Prawn-65

Prawn 65 is a delicious South Indian starter or appetizer. This is a spicy and crispy dry preparation in which prawns are marinated with spices and deep or shallow fried. Prawns need not be cooked for a long time. It will get cooked in 2 – 3 minutes. Over-cooking will make the prawn rubbery. Another important thing with prawn is cleaning and de-veining the prawns. De-veining is very important, if ignored it may cause digestive issues. After cooking, you must have Prawns 65 immediately to enjoy the Hot! Spice !! & Crispiness !!!


 

Preparation Time : 5 mins

Marination Time : 30 mins

Cooking Time : 10 mins

Total Time : 45 mins


Ingredients :

Prawns - 250g ( de-shelled )

Rice flour - 4 tsp

Maida - 3 tsp

Besan flour - 1 tsp

Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder - 1 tsp

Coriander leaves - 2 string finely chopped

Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves - 2 - 3 string

Oil - for frying


Method :

  1. De-shell the prawns and wash them properly.

  2. Marinate the prawns by applying turmeric powder, keep aside for 5 minutes.

  3. In a bowl, add maida, rice flour, besan flour, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt, ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, finely chopped coriander leaves and few drops of lemon. Mix well and make a thick paste by adding water.

  4. Add cleaned and de-veined prawns to the above paste. Make sure prawns are covered with masala.

  5. Leave the marinated prawns for 30 minutes.

  6. Heat a pan and add oil for shallow frying. Once the oil is hot, keep the heat to medium and fry till crispy. It would take 2 – 3 minutes. Once done, remove it to a kitchen tissue paper, so that excess oil is removed.

  7. In the same pan, add 1 tablespoon oil and saute the curry leaves.

  8. Add to the fried prawns and mix well.

Serve hot and enjoy.


Pictorial :

Take your ingredients.


De-shell the prawns and wash them properly.

Marinate the prawns by applying turmeric powder, keep aside for 5 minutes.


In a bowl, add maida, rice flour, besan flour, red chilli powder, garam masala, salt, ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, finely chopped coriander leaves and few drops of lemon. Mix well and make a thick paste by adding water. Add cleaned and de-veined prawns to the above mixture. Make sure prawns are covered with masala. Leave the marinated prawns for 30 minutes.


Heat a pan and add oil for shallow frying. Once the oil is hot, keep the heat to medium and fry till crispy. It would take 2 – 3 minutes.


Serve hot and enjoy.


Notes :

  • Prawns shouldn't be overcooked else prawns become rubbery.

  • Curry leaves enhances the flavour of the 65. This can be added to any 65 delicacy.

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