How to make Prawn And Yam Cutlet -

Prawn and yam mixed with spices, shaped into cutlets and fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Prawns (प्रॉन/कोलम्बी/झींगा), Yam (सूरन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Prawn And Yam Cutlet

Prawn And Yam Cutlet 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Prawn And Yam Cutlet Recipe

  • Prawns 5-6

  • Yam 250 grams

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Onion 1

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 4 cloves

  • Green chillies 3-4

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Egg 1

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup


Step 1

Shell prawns, de-vein and wash well. Peel yam, wash well and cut into pieces. Boil along with turmeric powder and salt until soft. Drain, wash again and mix with lemon juice. Keep aside.

Step 2

Blanch prawns for a few minutes and then grind into a fine paste. Peel and chop onion, ginger and garlic. Grind together. Chop green chillies and coriander leaves finely.

Step 3

Beat the egg. Heat two tablespoons of oil, add ground onion paste, green chillies and coriander leaves and cook for a while. Add prawn paste and cook briefly.

Step 4

Add yam, adjust salt and continue cooking until mixture dries. Take off the heat and divide into small equal portions. Shape each portion into heart shape.

Step 5

Dip into beaten egg and coat with breadcrumbs. Again form into heart shapes. Deep fry cutlets. Serve preferably with date chutney.

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