How to Make Crispy Tempura Prawns Recipe

Peel off prawns and wash. Don't remove tails.

Marination ingredients: Salt, Ground White Chili and Garlic

Mix marination ingredients with prawns

Once marinated, store prawns in refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes

Coating ingredients: all purpose flour, maize flour, egg and soda water

Mix all purpose flour, maize flour and egg in a bowl well

Now add soda water to the mixture and make a thick paste

Dip marinated prawns completely in the flour batter

Now put one prawn in the oil to check if oil is not excessively hot

Now put all prawns one by one to the oil and deep fry at low flame

When one side is fried, revert them to fry other side

When they turn golden brown, transfer them in a strainer

Place them on a kitchen tissue so that its oil gets absorbed

Eat hot prawn tempura with raita and enjoy the tastes of seafoods

Cooking Prawns Tempura Recipe


  • Prawns (large size): 1 kg
  • Salt: as per taste
  • Crushed Garlic: 1 teaspoon
  • White Chili Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Oil: for frying

For Mixture:

  • All Purpose Flour: 1 cup
  • Corn/Maize Flour: 3/4 cup
  • Egg: 1 pcs
  • Soda Water: as required


  1. Peel off prawns, clean well, marinate with salt, garlic and white chili and store in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
  2. To make mixture, make a paste of all purpose flour, corn flour, egg and soda water and store in fridge for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a karahi or a frying pan, dip prawns one by one in the mixture and fry at medium flame in hot oil until they are golden brown in color. Make sure they are cooked thoroughly from inside as well.
  4. Fry less number of prawns at a time in order to fry well.



  • You can also fry fish and different kinds of vegetables such as cauliflower and potatoes with this mixture.
  • Apply salt on prawns and leave for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse with water. This will remove the odor.

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What is Tempura?
Before making recipe of prawn tempura, it is pertinent to know a word about Tempura itself. Tempura refers to vegetable or seafood recipes that are first battered and then deep fried in cooking oil. Tempura is a Japanese term used to denote tempura recipes with fish, prawns and vegetables.

It is served as an appetizer or side dish with main course dishes. In Pakistan, you would find it as a food item in Buffet dinners. Fresh prawns are available in winter season in plenty in almost all cities of Pakistan. If you like to serve it at some party at your home, you can offer it as finger food or appetizer.

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  • Lubna, karachi

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