Halwai February 14, 2018

Ingredients:

• 750 g – Prawns (cleaned, deveined and washed well)
• oil for deep frying
• For the Batter:
• 1 Egg
• 2 tbsp – flour
• 2 tbsp – Corn flour
• pinch salt, pepper powder and aji-no-motto
• For the Sauce:
• 1 tbsp – oil
• 1.5 cup – water/ stock
• 6 tbsp – Vinegar
• 3 tbsp – Sugar
• 4 tbsp – Tomato ketchup
• 1 tsp – soya sauce
• 2 tbsp – Corn flour (mixed with little water)
• 1/2 tsp – aji-no-motto
• salt as per taste
• 1/2 tsp – pepper powder
• 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 1 Spring onion

Method:

  1. In a bowl mix together egg, flour, corn flour, salt, pepper and aji-no-motto.
  2. Marinate the prawns in it.
  3. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  4. Deep fry the prawns on a low flame till done. Keep aside.
  5. In a non-stick pan lightly heat 1 tbsp oil.
  6. Add red chilli powder and simmer.
  7. Add the stock/ water.
  8. Add the sauces, vinegar, salt, sugar, ajinomoto and pepper powder. Give to 2 to 3 boils.
  9. Add the corn flour mixture and boil till the sauce thickens.
  10. Place the fried prawns in a glass bowl.
  11. Pour the hot sauce over the prawns.
  12. Garnish with chopped greens of spring onions.
  13. Serve hot with fried rice.

Recipe courtesy of Anita Raheja