Prawn Surprise

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 20 medium size prawns
  • 2 cups - mashed potato
  • 1/2 cup - onion, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp - garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp - chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • bread crumbs to coat
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • oil to deep fry

How to Make Prawn Surprise

  • Shell and devein the prawns, keeping the tails intact.
  • Boil in salted water till just cooked. Drain and toss in salt and pepper.
  • Heat the oil in a fry pan. Fry onion, ginger and garlic till fragrant.
  • Add chili, turmeric and garam masala powders. Fry for few seconds.
  • Add mashed potato and salt to taste. Mix well and remove from fire.
  • Divide the potato mixture into 20 parts.
  • Shape each into an oval. Make a depression in the oval and place a prawn in it.
  • Cover the prawn fully with potato mixture, keeping the tail protruding.
  • Coat each piece with beaten egg and bread crumbs and deep fry in hot oil.
  • Drain on kitchen paper and serve hot with tomato and/or mayonnaise sauce.