BEATEN RICE SNACK WITH FRIED PRAWNS
This recipe is a funky, quite colorful and equally tasty one having a super crunch and super fun taste what with the combination of so many ingredients from beaten rice to poppadums, potatoes to prawns and tossed in mild seasonings of salt, pepper, chilies giving it a gorgeous effect. This is an ideal snack to pep up your moods and for takeaways to parties and picnics and fun time out. It surely is a super snacky delight and is worth giving a try.
- Beaten Rice or Poha – 250 gms.
- Roasted Cashews with salt – 10.
- Dry Coconut or Kopra(shallow fried) – 1 tsp.
- Poppadum(fried) – 1.
- Potato(cubed,salted and shallow fried) -1(medium-sized) – 1.
- Curry Leaves – 10 leaves.
- White and Black Salt – A pinch.
- Pepper – A pinch.
- Green Chiilies(fried) – 2.
- Any small fried fish(whole) or Prawns(small variety) – 50 gms.
- Rice Fritters(recipe coming soon) – 20 gms.
- Chaat Masala – A pinch.
Firstly marinate the prawns with salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Shallow fry it till brown and crisp. Deep fry the cubed potatoes. Fry the green chilies. Fry the popadums or papad. Crush them. Fry the rice fritters till crisp. Shallow fry the kopra pieces and cashews.
Take a kadhai. Add some vegetable oil or ghee to it. When it is hot add the beaten rice and fry it until crisp but not browned. Add the salts and black pepper. Now mix in the ingredients kept beforehand, the prawns, potatoes, rice fritters, green chilies, papad, cashew, kopra, curry leaves and mix well. Lastly, add some chaat masala. Toss up and serve as a tea-time snack. You can use any other small fish also other than prawns but they should be fried well.
Our crunchy munchy Beaten Rice Snack With Fried Prawns is ready. Serve it with tea and coffee as afternoon or evening snack. I hope you will like it.
Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!