Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Batter Fried Prawns

Crunchy Starters for cocktails/Dinners!!
Very easy to make

Serves 4

250gms or 12 Large Prawns (u can take the grey ones or tiger prawns) - Cleaned and deveined

Marinade Ingredients:
1 Tbsp Soya Sauce
1 Tbsp Wine or sherry
1/4 tsp ajinomoto (optional)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper (Kaali Mirch)

Batter Ingredients:
3 Tbsp Cornflour
3 Tbsp Plain Flour (Maida)
1 Egg
1 Tbsp Refind Oil
1/4 tsp white pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ajinomoto(optional)
1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds (Til)

1.First of all mix the soya Sauce, wine/sherry, ajinomoto,salt and black pepper in a bowl.
2. Marinate the prawns in it for approx. half an hour.
3. Take all the batter ingredients like Maida, Egg, Cornflour, Oil, White pepper, Ajinomoto, Salt, and Sesame Seeds and add very little water just good enough for a very thick batter i.e. of Coating consistency.
4. Now dip the prawns one by one into the batter.
5. Deep fry 4-5 pieces at a time for just about Two minutes until golden brown and immediately remove from the oil karai.
6. Now Serve the crispy prwns hot with the chilli Sauce.

Pls. Note: You can leave the tail remain and then marinate the prawns if desired.

Enjoy with a glass of Beer/Wine !! Just chill chill Just chill !!