Sep 19, 2015

Prawn 65 Recipe - Spicy Shrimp Fry Recipe

Prawn is hubby's favorite. Since many of my viewers have told me that i dont have much prawn recipes in my blog. I have started cooking with them and posting here.

This is a very famous recipe which we order often when we dine in any restuarant. It is spicy, crispy and hot. Love it with a bowl of soup or with some ketchup..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Marinating Time : 15 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Prawns - 20
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Oil for deep frying

For Marinating:
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tblspn
Lemon Juice - 2 tblspn
Cornstarch / Cornflour - 1/4 cup or as needed
Coriander leaves - 2 tblspn finely chopped
Curry leaves - 1 sprig torn into small pieces
Salt to taste
Water few spoons if needed


Mix prawns with salt and turmeric powder. Set aside for 10 mins.

Add it to a pot and keep cooking it for 2 to 3 mins untill the raw smell leaves from it and it is half way cooked. Now remove it to a bowl and let it cool down.

Now add in all the other ingredients and mix well. Leave it for 5 mins.

Deep fry in oil till crispy.

Drain and serve.

Take prawns in a bowl

season with little salt

add in turmeric

mix well and set aside for few minutes

add it to a pot

cook for few minutes till raw smell leaves from it

now it is half way cooked

remove it to a bowl

take other stuffs

add chilli powder and garam masala powder

add in ginger garlic paste

add in lemon juice

add in curry leaves

add in coriander leaves

mix well

season with salt..add very little since we added salt when we cooked the prawns

mix well

add in cornflour

mix well..leave this to sit for 10 mins

deep fry in oil

fry till crispy

drain it



  1. Hi Arthi,
    Thanks for the receipe.your dishes are really awesome.can you please clarify a dbt,why do we saute prawns initially and then deep fry it again?
    Can we deep fry them directly ?

  2. I was waiting for this recipe. Thanks Aarthi

  3. @Anonymouscooking prawns first takes the raw fishy taste which i dont like at all. and makes the prawn more juicy

  4. I tried this recipe and it came out 5 star standard. Never tasted anywhere prawn 65 this good. It was delicious & crunchy. Myself & my hubby enjoyed it so much and he was very happy to finish most of it. Thanks so much Aarthi! God bless you & family

  5. Mostly i will try all ur recipes. All recipes came well. Especially i like ur pictorial representation of ur recipes vnice


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