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How to Make Indian Chinese Shrimp Pakora

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Indian Chinese food is the cuisine brought by Chinese immigrants that settled and still live in Chinese. It's Hakka style is loaded with flavor and is popular all over India. Favorites besides the Shrimp Pakora include Chilli Chicken, Manchurian, Sweet & Sour, Crispy Beef etc
Ingredients
  Tiger shrimp 1 Pound, peeled, deveined
  Cooked salad shrimp 1 Pound
  Spring onions 4 , chopped
  Coriander leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped finely
  Red food color 1 Pinch (Optional)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
For batter
  Gram flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Chilli paste 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (or more)
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a blender pulse half of the shrimp. Chop the remaining raw shrimp.
2. In a bowl mix the pulsed shrimp, chopped shrimp and cooked shrimp. Set aside.

MAKING
3. In another bowl add gram flour and cornstarch. Pour the sauces and mix well add little water at a time and make it into a smooth batter.
4. Put in the coriander and spring onions and mix well. Season with salt to taste and stir to incorporate. Add the food color and mix till evenly colored.
5. Season the shrimp mixture with salt to taste and add a little batter to it. Mix well till all are coated.
6. In a deep frying pan heat oil till hot.
7. In a spoon take some shrimp mixture. Put it in the batter and drop it in the hot oil. Fry till done. Transfer into a paper towel to drain off excess oil.

SERVING
8. In a serving platter, serve the shrimp pakoras hot with dip of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indo Chinese, Chinese
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Dish: 
Fritter
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Occasion: 
Super Bowl
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 64

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 175.6 mg58.5%

Sodium 931.9 mg38.8%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 26 g52.4%

Vitamin A 19.1% Vitamin C 6.5%

Calcium 11% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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