This recipe for crispy shrimp | prawns fry is utterly simple, takes less than 30 minutes and uses the basic spices. Trust me, you won’t stop with few, so when you are making this, make sure you have a good quantity handy. The sprinkle of sesame seeds adds an extra layer of crunch to the top.
Simplicity comes with its own advantages and beauty.
Having said that, when it comes to food, a lentil | daal curry with a side of rice and spicy potatoes or cauliflower or anything simple for that matter creates an appetizing, healthy and satisfying meal.
Most of the time, a simple marinade of ginger garlic paste, red chilly powder | paprika, turmeric powder, salt and a dash of all-spice mix | garam masala is all you need to create something which will tickle your taste buds and make the food finger licking good. Throw in any herbs, and the flavor will be divine.
Try it with chicken fry or fish fry, and you be the judge.
You will love this golden fried, slightly crunchy shrimp.
The trick to remember when frying is not to crowd the pan. Fry it in a single layer and once the excess moisture evaporates, turn the heat to low-medium. Let it cook on low heat till the outer layer becomes crisp and golden brown, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
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Crispy Prawns Fry - Ready in 30 minutes
- 1 Kg (2.2 pounds) Prawns | Shrimp, peeled and deveined , Please refer notes
- 1 and 1/2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- 2 teaspoons Chily powder | paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder | all-spice mix
- 2 tablespoons rice flour
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Wash and drain the shrimp well. Add all the ingredients listed above except the rice flour and sesame seeds.
Marinate the shrimp well and keep aside for 15 minutes. If you are in a hurry, you can avoid the marination time.
Whenever you are ready to fry, sprinkle the rice flour and mix well. Lastly, sprinkle the sesame seeds.
Add oil in a pan just enough to coat one side of the shrimp and place it on medium-high heat.
When the oil is hot, place the shrimp in the pan with a slight gap in between so that it doesn't touch each other. It is important not to crowd the pan.
Once its golden brown, turn it to the other side. It should take about 2-3 minutes on each side.
This Weeks blogging news:
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