Fried Shrimp / Battered Prawns

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Oct. 16, 2019

Shrimp with the head and shells on are tossed in a delicious gluten free batter made from Chick pea flour, spices, curry leaves and Coriander and fried.


For the batter:
Chickpea flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (use as required)
Salt To Taste
Sliced onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Green chilli 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Other ingredients:
Shrimp 1 Pound
Salt To Taste
Lime 1/2
Ginger and garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon



1. Devein the Shrimp, leaving the shells and head on.

2. Marinate with salt, lime juice, ginger & garlic paste, turmeric & chilli powder.

3. Prepare the batter by adding water to the flour just a little at a time till it’s not lumpy and is whipped through to get a pouring consistency.

4. Add the rest of the batter ingredients.

5. Mix the batter with the marinated shrimp and deep fry for a few minutes.


6. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2