Prawn Filled Pakoras

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • brinjals (eggplant) 2 (large)
  • turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • groundnut oil for frying
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • For the batter:
  • gram flour - 1 cup
  • rice flour - 1 cup
  • chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • sodium bicarbonate - 1/4 tsp
  • finely chopped coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • For the Filling: shelled and de-veined prawns - 1 cup
  • gd onion - 1/2 cup
  • minced green chillies 3 nos
  • amchur (dried mango) - 3/4 tsp
  • chopped coriander leaves a handful salt to taste

How to Make Prawn Filled Pakoras

  • Wash and cut the brinjals in thin circular slices.
  • Smear with salt, turmeric and chilli powder.
  • Keep aside for some time.
  • Mix well the slightly coarse gram flour, rice flour, salt, chilli, turmeric and sodium bicarbonate.
  • Add enough water to make it a thick batter.
  • Add the coriander leaves and 2 tbsp of hot oil. Mix it well.
  • Grind the raw prawns in the mixie.
  • Squeeze the grated onions.
  • Mix it with the other ingredients for filling.
  • Take two same sized brinjal slices.
  • Sandwich with the filling.
  • Do not overstuff.
  • Press the sandwich lightly to fix.
  • Heat enough oil in a pan for deep frying. Dip the sandwiches in the prepared batter and fry till golden and puffed up.
  • Turn over once in between.
  • Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

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