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Shrimp Pakoras

- Submitted by Dahlia on 23rd Apr 2010

(Eral Bajji, Shrimp Fritters, Shrimp pakoda)

Shrimp Pakora


  • Shrimp - 1 lb (cleaned & de-veined)
  • Besan (Gram Flour) - 1/2 cup
  • Corn Flour/ Rice Flour - 2 tbsp
  • Baking Soda - a pinch
  • Salt - to taste
  • Black Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - for frying
  • Water - as needed to make batter


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients (besan, corn flour, black pepper powder, a pinch of cumin powder, baking soda, turmeric powder and salt) in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add water little by little while mixing it constantly to make a smooth batter.
  3. In the mean time heat oil for deep frying.
  4. Dip each shrimp in the batter so that the shrimp is completely coated with the batter.
  5. Drop it in the hot oil and deep fry till it becomes golden brown.
  6. Drain excess oil in paper towels. Serve hot with some hot sauce or ketchup.


  • Use all purpose flour (maida) instead of besan and make the fritters for a whole new flavour.

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Comments (4)

Person Arsael   (April 19, 2013)
Taste is awesome..splendid
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 23, 2013)
Thank You.
Person rani   (November 15, 2012)
simply oosum
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 23, 2013)
Thank you.

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