How to make Rawa Fried Prawns -

This dish is like heaven to the seafood lovers. It is very simple to cook and tastes yummy. Serve it as an appetizer or a side dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tiger prawns (टाईगर प्रॉन्स ), Semolina (rawa)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Salads

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Rawa Fried Prawns

Rawa Fried Prawns Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Rawa Fried Prawns Recipe

  • Tiger prawns shelled and deveined 16-20

  • Semolina (rawa) 3/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/4 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Rice flour 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespo to garnish

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Chaat masala to sprinkle


Step 1

Take prawns in a bowl, add turmeric powder, salt, lemon juice, ¾ teaspoon red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and set aside to marinate for 35-40 minutes.

Step 2

Mix together semolina, rice flour, salt, remaining red chilli powder and coriander leaves on a plate. Coat the prawns with this mixture and keep them on a plate.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Slide the prawns into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Keep the prawns on a serving plate and sprinkle chaat masala over them, Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with green chutney.

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