Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Rava Fried Prawns

This is one of goa's speciality and whenever i go there i make sure to have this starter. It is really yummy and u ll ask for more for here it is


15 tiger prawns

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tsp red chilli powder

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tbsp green chilli paste

1 tbsp freshly crushed peppercorns

1 cup bread crumbs

1 cup semolina(rava)

salt to taste

oil for deep frying

For the batter

1 cup Maida

1 tbsp rice flour

1 tbsp cornflour

1 tsp red chilli powder

a pinch of food colour

a pinch of cooking soda

salt to taste


  • Remove the shells but retain the tails of the prawns,Clean it and boil for 10 minutes,drain it and keep aside
  • Mix all the ingredients listed under batter with enough water to make a semi-thick paste
  • In a bowl, add prawns and marinate it with green chilli paste,red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste,freshly crushed peppercorns,lemon juice,salt and refrigerate for 2 hours atleast
  • Mix bread crumbs and semolina and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, dip the prawns in the batter and then roll it in breadcrumbs-semolina mixture and deep fry till its cooked and crisp and serve hot