A dish that will get any mouth watering- Karwari Prawns Dry


  • Prawns (medium) cleaned and deveined 1 cup
  • Onions finely chopped 2-3 medium
  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry
  • Egg 1
  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons
  • Green chilli paste ½ teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium
  • Curry leaves 8-10
  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder 1½ teaspoons


  • Heat oil to deep fry.
  • Break the egg in a bowl. Add cornflour, chilli paste and salt mix well. Add prawns and mix well.
  • Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and keep aside.
  • Grind tomatoes, onions, half the curry leaves, black pepper powder and red chilli powder to a fine paste. Add water if required.
  • Heat one tablespoon oil in a pan. Add remaining curry leaves and ground masala and sauté for two to three minutes till the masala is cooked and the oil separates.
  • Add the fried prawns and toss.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl. Serve hot.