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Minced Prawns Patties/ Pakoras

Prawns pakora can be served as a quick appetizer or as a spicy side dish with rice. If you are a prawns lover you should  give this recipe a try. It is made with minced prawns and spices and deep fried. This brings out more flavor of prawns and spices and is a mouthwatering appetizer.You can make another version of prawns pakoras by dipping in batter and deep frying it.

Prawns- 1 lb
Shallots- 3-4
Ginger- garlic paste-1 1/2 tsp
Green chilly-2
Curry leaves- a few
Chilly powder- 1/3 tsp
Coriander powder- 1/3 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Cumin powder-a small pinch
Pepper powder-a dash
Amchur powder- 1 pinch
Chick pea flour/besan powder- 1 tbs
Rice flour- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Clean and wash prawns well. Pat dry and mince using a food processor. Finely chop onions,green chilly and curry leaves and add to the minced prawns. Mix ginger garlic powder and all the rest of the ingredients except oil and mix well. Heat oil in a pan, drop spoon full of the prawns pakora mix and fry till both sides are crispy. Drain in paper towels and serve warm with chutney or ketchup or as a side dish with rice.

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Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Just mouthwatering...looks yummy & delicious!

  2. Omg, who will say no to these crispies, mouthwatering here..

  3. Looks so delicious and very inviting!! Love these prawn pakoras..

  4. Looks so yummy and crispy!! Wonderful snaps!! :)

  5. Very interesting combination.. love it :)

  6. Those patties look really tempting , i'm drooling

  7. delicious pakoras using prawn n tempting clicks too...

  8. I am hungry seeing the bowl of yours ..that's a nice combo Suja.

  9. Lovely pic.. Prawn patties.. Quite a heavy yummy snack :)

  10. Love the prawn patties..looks so yum

  11. OMG this is a must try im drooling

  12. Looks very tempting,try cheyyunundu..yummmy fry for fried rice:)

  13. Prawn pakoras looks super yumm...Love the presentation..

  14. These almost look like cutlets and I love them :-)

  15. Mhmm...this looks wonderful and yummy ...brilliant idea :)

  16. Minced prawn pakoras.Never heard of this anytime.

  17. Droolworthy and mouthwatering pakoras...look so tempting.

  18. I love prawns! This must have been so delicious... Looks inviting... Will try sometime...:)

  19. This is my fav.Drooling over it..yumm.but we make this in a slighly diff way.. the rice looks stunning. do u have the recipe for that too???

  20. Hubby & I went to an Indian resto yesterday and I ate a lot of this! Will bookmark your recipe so I can try making this at home! Thanks for sharing!


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