Crispy Prawns Koliwada: A Starter Recipe from Western Coast of India

Prawns Koliwada is a crispy Indian snack, that originated from the western coastal regions of Maharashtra. In this preparation, marinated prawns are dipped into a flour batter and then fried. The prawns are spicy and juicy in the inside, and crispy on the outside. Be it a party or a late-night craving for sea food, you can easily prepare this delicious dish at the comfort of your home, that too in a matter of minutes. Continue reading to witness the magic of this recipe.

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Crispy Prawns Koliwada: A Starter Recipe from Western Coast of India
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For marinating
For the batter
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
For marinating
For the batter
Instructions
  1. Wash and devein the prawns. Transfer them to a bowl and add the marination ingredients such as red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and lemon juice. Mix everything well and let the prawns marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, mix corn flour, all-purpose flour, yogurt and kashmiri chilli powder. Add the marinated prawns to this mixture and coat them well.
  3. Heat some oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Add the coated prawns to the oil and deep fry them for 5 minutes. Once they become golden and crispy, remove them on a tissue paper
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with mint chutney.
Recipe Notes

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use rice flour instead of corn flour to prepare this dish?

Yes, you can use rice flour instead of corn flour to prepare this dish.

Can we prepare Prawns Koliwada in an air fryer?

Yes, you can prepare Prawns Koliwada in an air fryer.

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