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Prawn Tikkis Recipe

Prawn Tikkis is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Legs and head portion of 2 lb Prawns
  • 1 - medium sized Onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 - Green chillies (finely chopped )
  • 2 tbsp - besan (gram flour)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for pan frying
  • How to Make Prawn Tikkis:

    1. Wash the prawns thoroughly and cut them.
    2. Collect the legs and the head portion of the prawns and grind to a fine paste.
    3. Add 2 tbsp besan, chopped onion, chopped chillies and salt to the prawn paste. Mix well.
    4. Use gram flour according to the consistency of the prawn paste; the prawn mix should not be too watery or too thick.
    5. Divide the prawn mix into equal portions.
    6. Rub a little oil on your hands.
    7. Take a portion of the prawn mix and make into a ball, gently flatten each ball into a round patty of about 2-inch thickness.
    8. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick skillet over low heat.
    9. Place the patties, a few at a time and pan fry on each side for 2 to 3 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
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