Ingredients : Prawns – ½ kg Ginger –garlic paste – 1 tsp Red chilli powder – 2 tsp Corn flour – 1 ½ tsp Maida – 1 tsp Salt Curry leaves – a sprig chopped fine Oil for deep fry Method : Clean and de-vein prawns. Add ginger-garlic paste, chilli powder, corn flour, maida, salt and curry leaves to the prawns and mix well. Keep aside for 2 hrs. (marination ). After 2 hrs just before frying, add grated coconut OR Coconut powder – 1 ½ tsp to the marinated prawns and mix well. Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the prawns till done. Note : 1. Adding coconut enhances the flavour . 2. frying prawns for a longer time makes it rubbery; remove the prawns as soon as it becomes lighter and little crispy. VARIATION : Instead of deep frying the prawns, you can also grill them.