Rava Fried Prawns Recipe

Rava Fried Prawns is a traditional Goan dish where marinated prawns is coated with sooji and deep fried to get a delicious crunchy snack that is hard to resist. Serve it as an appetizer for your next party.

Raksha Kamat
Rava Fried Prawns Recipe
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Rava Fried Prawns is a traditional Goan dish. In Goa, we make different kinds of rava fried dishes to have as an accompaniment with rice and fish curry. No Goan thali is complete without rava fried delicacies. Prawns are a good source of protein and calcium and is a good source of vitamin A and E. They also contain zinc which maintains the immune system. However, anything in excess is not good. Rava fried prawns or tiger prawns tastes yum and can be served as starters for parties.

Serve Rava Fried Prawns Recipe with Goan Bimbla Uddamethi Recipe and Steamed Rice Recipe for a perfect Goan meal.

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

  1. Prawns Pulao
  2. Prawns Fried Rice
  3. Asian Shrimp And Veggie Bowl


Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Non Vegeterian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 20 Prawns
  • For marination
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the rava coating
  • 1/2 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt , a pinch
  • 4 tablespoons Oil

How to make Rava Fried Prawns Recipe

  1. To begin making the Rava Fried Prawns Recipe, de-shell the prawns, remove the vein and wash properly.

  2. Marinate the prawns for 30 minutes with  salt, turmeric powder and chili powder.

  3. Take a plate and add the rice flour, rawa, pinch of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder and chili powder. Mix well to combine.

  4. Coat the marinated prawns in the rava and rice flour mix. Ensure that it is fully coated.

  5. Heat a pan and spread 1 tablespoon oil. Add more if required.

  6. Place the rava coated prawns on the pan and fry on low flame. After 10 minutes turn them to the other side.

  7. Fry them for 20 minutes.You know they are done when they turn golden brown on the outside.

  8. Always fry prawns on low heat and do not cover it while frying. Once done transfer the Rava Fried Prawns onto a serving plate and serve.

  9. Serve Rava Fried Prawns Recipe with Goan Bimbla Uddamethi Recipe and Steamed Rice Recipe for a perfect Goan meal.