Prawn Fritters

Recipe for Prawn Fritters

Recipe: Prawn Fritters

Summary: Prawn Fritters made with sugar, pepper, rice flour, salt, curry powder, water and lime


  • Prawn Fritters:
  • 300 g medium sized prawns – shell prawns leaving tails intact, remove veins
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • For Batter:
  • 2 tbsp dry rice flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder if desired
  • 4-6 tbsp water
  • 1/8 slake lime (kapur) (Pickling lime)
  • 1 large bowl vegetable oil for deep frying


  1. Season prawns with sugar and pepper.
  2. Sift together rice flour, slat and curry powder. Mix to a thick consistency with water.
  3. Heat oil. Add slake lime to batter. Mix well.
  4. Dip prawns in batter with your finger tips (one at a time by holding its tail) and deep fry till golden brown.
  5. Serve with chilli sauce desired.


Slices of fish or meat can be cooked using this method.

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