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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Prawn pokoda

Cooking Time Required: 20-30 mins
Cost of preparation: 180-200 rupees

Ingredients: Prawns (medium sized, 250 gms), cornflour (4-5 tsp), ginger-garlic paste( 1-2 tsp), onion ( 1 small, grated ), chilli powder or flakes ( 1 tsp ), turmeric ( 1 pinch), coriander powder ( 1/2 tsp), cumin powder (1/2 tsp), salt , oil for frying.

Preparation: Wash the prawns and remove the shell. Add salt and turmeric, and mix well.

Add the remaining ingredients into a mixing bowl along with some water and make into a thick paste.

Cooking: Heat 1-2 oil in a flat pan. When it starts smoking, add the prawns and fry till golden brown. Remove from pan and allow to cool slightly.

Heat oil in a wok for deep frying . Dip the fried prawns into the cornflour batter and add to the wok in batches. Fry till brown. Serve with ketchup or a mint chutney,

This can be served as a snack as well as starter.


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