Recipe for Prawn Fritters recipe


  • 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)
  • 1 large bowl vegetable oil for deep frying


  • Season prawns with sugar and pepper.
  • Sift together rice flour, slat and curry powder. Mix to a thick consistency with water.
  • Heat oil. Add slake lime to batter. Mix well.
  • Dip prawns in batter with your finger tips (one at a time by holding its tail) and deep fry till golden brown.
  • Serve with chilli sauce desired.
  • Variations:
  • Slices of fish or meat can be cooked using this method.