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Prawn Tikkis

Prawn Tikkis is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
Category :
Non-Vegetarian
Course :
Snack
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Shallow Fry
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

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

Method

  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.
  10. Recipe Courtesy: http://www.onlyfishrecipes.com/
 

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