Prawns/Shrimps though biologically different species, commercially mean the same.
Prawns/Shrimps - 500 gms
Red Chilli Powder - 3 tbsp
Turmeric/Haldi - 1 tsp
Tamarind Paste- 1tsp
Sooji/Rava/Semolina - 1/2 cup Salt
1. Clean the prawns by removing the shells and the black vein (its digestive tract) which is at the back of the shrimp. Wash the prawns well.
2. In a mixing bowl, add red chilli powder, turmeric, tamarind, salt. Add 1 - 2 tbsp water and make a thick paste. Coat the prawns well and keep it covered (preferably refrigerated) for an hour or more.
3. Heat a frying pan and add 1 - 2 tbsp oil. Coat the marinated pieces in semolina and shallow fry till the semolina crust turns crisp on both sides. You can add little salt, red chilli powder in semolina as well.