Prawn Tikkis

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

  • Wash the prawns thoroughly and cut them.
  • Collect the legs and the head portion of the prawns and grind to a fine paste.
  • Add 2 tbsp besan, chopped onion, chopped chillies and salt to the prawn paste. Mix well.
  • Use gram flour according to the consistency of the prawn paste; the prawn mix should not be too watery or too thick.
  • Divide the prawn mix into equal portions.
  • Rub a little oil on your hands.
  • 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.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick skillet over low heat.
  • 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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