Onion Prawns Pakora | How to make Onion Prawns Pakora

By Sujata Hande-Parab  |  26th Jun 2017  |  
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About Onion Prawns Pakora Recipe

Though it’s a popular dish from Bengali cuisine, it is prepared in some of the Maharashtra and Goa region’s as well. Prawns, small white shrimps are used in variety of dishes. Dried shrimps are eaten mainly in rainy season in kokan region by the farmers due to unavailability of fresh fishes. They are cooked in lesser period and requires not more than 3-4 ingredients. In this recipe, I have used chopped medium prawn’s due to unavailability of Small white shrimps.

Onion Prawns Pakora is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Onion Prawns Pakora has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sujata Hande-Parab is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Onion Prawns Pakora recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Onion Prawns Pakora is 25 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Onion Prawns Pakora is perfect to serve 4 people. Onion Prawns Pakora is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Onion Prawns Pakora. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Onion Prawns Pakora by commenting on this page below!

Onion Prawns Pakora

Ingredients to make Onion Prawns Pakora

  • Prawns Medium – 12-15 no’s (medium)
  • onion – 1nos large (finely sliced)
  • coriander leaves – 1/4th cup
  • Green chili – 2tsp (finely chopped or made fine paste
  • Besan or gram flour – 1/2 cup
  • Rice flour – 1/4th cup
  • lemon juice – 1tbsp
  • Red chili powder- 1tsp
  • cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – 1tsp
  • pudina leaves –7-8 finely chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • oil for frying

How to make Onion Prawns Pakora

  1. Peel, devein and wash the prawns. Finely chop it. Add salt, lemon juice and turmeric powder. Keep aside for marination for 20-30 minutes.
  2. Finely slice onion. Add a dash of salt rub it with the hands; keep aside.
  3. Finely chop coriander, green chili, and Mint or Pudina Leaves.
  4. In a bowl; take marinated prawns, add sliced onions, chopped pudina, coriander leaves. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Add cumin seeds, garam masala, red chili powder and salt (as required). Mix well.
  6. Add besan or gram and rice flour slowly until it covers the prawns and onion mixture
  7. Heat oil in a kadai. Take a spoon full of bhaji mixture. Fry pakoras on medium low flame until golden brown and crispy.
  8. Remove on kitchen towel.
  9. Serve hot with dal rice as a side dish or sauce or chutney as a snack.

My Tip:

1- Additional water in not required. Marinated prawns and sliced onions rubbed with salt releases water. 2- Instead of medium prawns, small Shrimps(white) can also be used for making pakoras.

Reviews for Onion Prawns Pakora (1)

Mini Bhatiaa year ago

I will surely try this.

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