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  1. 500 grams cooked small prawns (shrimps) shelled and deveined

  2. 1/2 cup rice flour

  3. 1/2 cup self raising flour

  4. 1/2 cup semolina flour

  5. 1/2 cup besan (chick pea) flour

  6. 1 tablespoon cornflour

  7. 1 teaspoon baking powder

  8. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric

  9. 1/2 teaspoon ground cunin

  10. 1/4 teaspoon hot chilli paste

  11. 2 eggs beaten

  12. water to mix

  13. 1 large onion, finely chopped

  14. 1 teaspoon crushed ginger

  15. 3 spring onions finely chopped

  16. 1 cup oil for frying

  17. fresh coriander for garnish

  18. salt and pepper to taste

prawn croquette



  1. Shell the prawns and devein if necessary. Cut into smaller portions if necessary for incorporation into batter. Set aside.

  2. Sift flours, baking powder and seasonings. Place in bowl and make a well in the centre. Pour in the beaten eggs and stirring from the centre, incorporate flour until thick. Gradually add water, stirring constantly to produce a thick but smooth batter.

  3. Stir into the batter the finely chopped onion, crushed ginger, finely chopped spring onions and prawns. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste. Cover and allow to stand for 15 minutes.

  4. Heat oil in a shallow-sided frying pan. Slide one tablespoon of batter, including prawns at a time into the oil and cook on both sides until golden on both sides. drain on kitchen towel paper.

  5. Serve hot with chilli sauce and garnish with coriander leaves.

  6. Enjoy. Nice as gajack (snacks) with drinks.

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