Want to cook flavourful prawns? Try this easy recipe at home

This dish by chef Varun also serves as the perfect evening snack
Semiya Jhinga Fry
Semiya Jhinga Fry

If you have been craving for prawns, here’s an easy recipe of Semiya Jhinga Fry you can try at home! Executive chef, Varun M.B, from Novotel Hyderabad Airport, shared the recipe with us and said, "This is a perfect evening snack that you can enjoy in these breezy spring evenings with your family and is quite flavourful."

Chef Varun MB
Chef Varun MB


Prawns: 16 pieces, medium-sized
Vermicelli: Crushed as required
Garlic paste: 1 tablespoon
Cumin powder: ½ teaspoon
Kashmiri red chilli paste: 2 teaspoons
Honey: 1 tablespoon
Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
Egg: ½
Oil to deep fry


Shell and devein the prawns keeping the tails intact. Make a slit on each prawn at about one-third distance from the head, bring the tail part and slide it into the slit.

Take all the prawns in a bowl. Add salt, garlic paste, cumin powder, Kashmiri red chilli paste, honey, lemon juice and mix. Add half an egg and mix.

Roll the marinated prawns in crushed vermicelli so that they are well coated. Keep in the refrigerator for about half an hour.

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai on medium heat. Slide the prawns one by one into the hot oil and deep fry till golden brown. Drain and the fried prawns on an absorbent paper.

Serve hot.

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