How to make Yera Varuval - Crispy pan fried prawns.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns, Tamarind Plup

Cuisine : Chettinad

Course : Snacks and Starters

Yera Varuval Recipe Card

Yera Varuval

You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Yera Varuval Recipe

  • Prawns 16-20 medium

  • Tamarind Plup

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tbsps + to shallow fry

  • Onion cut into rings 1 medium

  • Lemon cut into wedges 2

  • Curry leaves deep fried 10-12


Step 1

Shell, clean and wash the prawns. Drain and pat dry on a kitchen towel. Dry roast cumin seeds in a pan, cool and powder.

Step 2

Mix all the ingredients with two tablespoons of oil and marinate the prawns. Rest in the refrigerator for half an hour. Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan and shallow fry the prawns four at a time.

Step 3

Cook, turning it a couple of times for uniform cooking. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot garnished with onion rings, lemon wedges and fried curry leaves.