Prawn Fritters Recipe (Shrimp Vadai)

These fritters are easy to make and can be served for your tea time snacks or as party appetisers.

Joshie Sharmila
Prawn Fritters Recipe (Shrimp Vadai)
1522 ratings.

Weekend evenings always calls for some delicious food but when we are not well and still want to have some delicious food. Some easy and delicious recipes comes handy so this prawn Fritters is one such dish. Just grab all the ingredients grind it. Shape into patties and fry tada Prawn Vadai is ready is less time.

Serve Prawn Fritters along with some Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney for your evening snacks or serve them for your party.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawn recipes such as

  1. Rava Fried Prawns
  2. Mustard Prawns In Coconut Recipe
  3. Bengali Aam Chingri Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


    To Grind
  • 1/4 kg Prawns
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 6 Shallots
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , as needed
  • Other Ingredients
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , tightly packed
  • 2 tablespoon Rice flour
  • Oil , for deep frying
  • Curry leaves , a spring

How to make Prawn Fritters Recipe (Shrimp Vadai)

  1. To begin making the Prawn Fritters recipe, clean and de-vein the prawn and set it ready. In a blender add in the prawns, coconut along with all the ingredients mentioned in the “To grind” table.   

  2. Now take the ground mix to a big bowl to this add in the Rice flour, Chopped onions, Coriander leaves, Curry Leaves and Fennel Seeds. Mix everything well so that all the ingredients are mixed evenly.   

  3. Divide the dough into equal sized small shaped balls and flatten it. Heat oil for deep frying. Once the oil is hot drop in 4-5 Vada’s per batch and start frying.     

  4. Once the Vada’s are cooked strain it and place in paper towels to absorb excess oil. Serve hot.

  5. Serve Prawn Fritters along with some Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney for your evening snacks or serve them for your party.

The cooking time may depend on the size of vada you make.     

Frying the vada in coconut oil makes it more delicious.     

Add in few curry leaves and Red Chilli in the oil while frying it brings in a  nice flavour.

Prawn Fritters Recipe (Shrimp Vadai) is part of the Recipe Contest : Share The Best Non Veg Recipe From Your Kitchen