Sep 16, 2010

Batter Fried Prawns

Batter Fried Prawns

Basic recipe credit - Vanitha Pachakam & Chef Chandrabhanu, Le Meridian, Cochin

Makes: 20

You will need

20 prawns, medium size
50 g all purpose flour ( maida )
Extra 2 teaspoon maida
50 g corn flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
50 g beer
50 g soda
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 pinches pepper powder
200 ml oil for frying


Wash and clean prawns. Devein ( black nerve ), remove head and keep tail intact. Drain out water and wipe with a kitchen towel. Apply salt and keep aside for 15 minutes.

In a wide bowl, mix all purpose flour, corn flour, salt and pepper powder. Add beer and soda. Mix it well and make a thick batter. Keep aside in refrigerator for half an hour.

Sprinkle extra 2 teaspoon maida over prawns.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce the heat to medium. Dip each prawn in batter and deep fry on a low heat ( 6 - 7 prawns at a time ) till golden color on both the sides ( approximate frying time 10 - 12 minutes for each side )

Drain out oil and serve as a starter.

1 comment:

Mother Rimmy said...

Who wouldn't love these! Crispy fried prawns. Yum!