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Prawns Koliwada

Prep Time:

10 Min.

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


4 Servings



About the Recipe

Prawns Koliwada is a crispy fried prawn appetizer, that is moderately spiced coated in a gram and rice flour marinate. Once fried these prawns are super crunchy and will be devoured immediately.


  • 250gm Prawns

  • 4-5tsp of SPICEBAY® Prawns Koliwada Masala

  • 2 tbs lemon juice

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp Gram flour

  • 1 tsp all purpose flour/Rice flour

  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder

  • 2 tsp yogurt

  • 1 pinch ajwain

  • 1 cup oil for frying


Step 1

Peel and devein the prawns, wash thoroughly and pat dry.

Step 2

Marinate the prawns with SPICEBAY® Prawns Koliwada Masala, 1 tbsp lemon juice and salt for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 3

Squeeze out the extra moisture, add all-purpose flour, gram flour/besan, 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder, rest of the lemon juice, yoghurt and 1 tsp of oil.

Step 4

Mix all the spices with the marinated prawns.

Step 5

Prepare oil for deep frying, Add the marinated prawns in the hot oil in batches, and fry till they turn a rich golden brown on both sides.

Step 6

If you want to avoid deep frying, arrange the marinated prawns on an aluminium foil in a baking tray, drizzle a little oil on the prawns, and BROIL on HIGH, 5 to 7 minutes on both sides or until they turn a light golden brown.

Step 7

Serve Koliwada Prawns masala with green chutney or ketchup.

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