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Shrimp Pakoras


  • 800 gms raw Tiger Shrimp approx 1.7 lbs
  • 200 gms cooked salad Shrimp approx 7 oz
  • 3 tbsps Schezwan sauce
  • 2 tbsps minced green Chillies
  • 4 tbsps minced Ginger
  • 1 tbsps minced Garlic
  • 4 tbsps sliced green Onion
  • 2 tbsps Fish sauce
  • 1/8 tsp red food colouring
  • 1/2 cup diced Coriander
  • Salt to taste


  • 1/2 cup Corn starch
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Baking powder


  • Shell and devein the Tiger Shrimp and cut into small bite size pieces
  • To the raw and cooked shrimp add the schezwan sauce, green chillies, minced ginger and garlic, green onion, fish sauce, salt to taste and mix well together
  • Add food colouring if required and diced coriander and mix well
  • Prepare the batter by mixing together the corn starch and flour and adding the water a little at a time whisking vigorously
  • Add the salt and when ready to use mix in the baking soda
  • Add the batter directly into the shrimp mixture and mix well
  • Heat some oil and when hot, drop in spoonfuls of the shrimp mixture and cook for 3-5 mins
  • Once cooked, drain on some kitchen towel