Monday, May 21, 2007

Prawn/ Shrimp Pakoda / Royala Pakodi

Last week my father in law asked me if I know how to make prawn pakoda, as he likes it very much. He said he tasted this kind of pakoda in one of the restaurants in Hyderabad. I was like, let me try and the outcome was really good. Here comes the recipe....

All you need is


1. Prawns / Shrimp - 1/2 cup
2. Besan / Chenaga pinidi - 1 cup
3. Rice flour / Biem pinid - 1 tbsp
4. Red Chili pwd - 1 tbsp
5. Mint / pudina leaves - 1 tbsp finly chopped
6. Coriander / kothmir leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped
7. Ginger Garlic paste 1 1/2 tsp
8. salt to taste
9. oil for frying


1. Mix all the ingredients dry with out water and oil.
2. Add 1 tbsp of warm oil to the above.
3. Start adding 1 tbsp of water at a time and mix well to form a hard dough.
4. Heat oil and then add the dough with the help of ur fingers in the form of pakoda.
5. Deep fry them on medium flame till golden brown.
6. Sever it hot.

Kitchen Notes: All quantities are approx., changes should be made according to the taste.
Recipe Source: own creation.

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Blogger Asha said...

Although I don't eat Prawns,I can imagine Pakoda taste!YUM!!

2:26 PM  
Blogger Padmaja said...

I love prawns but never tried making pakodas with it!!!!!I will definitely give it a go!!

4:39 AM  
Blogger Kajal said...

Yummy...definitely your father is happy with your plate......Enjoy your weekend with great smile.:)

7:14 PM  
Blogger Srivalli said...


You have a nice blog. praws pakkoda looks real yummy.


11:37 PM  
Blogger Smitha said...

prawn pakodi looks yummy. Did you use cooked shrimp or fresh shrimp for this recipe?its must try on my list

7:32 PM  
Blogger Hyderabadi's said...

Asha...I too dont eat prawns, but I think they might have been very tasty... I can imagine by the smell:)

Try it out and let me know, how it came out.

Thank u for visiting...

Thank u for visiting...Fo course he was very happy:)

I used cooked shrimp...But I think it does't really matter what kind you use, as we deep fry them...

8:00 PM  

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