Chemmeen Cutlet / Prawns Cutlet


Small Prawns    – 200 gm

potatoes mashed   – 1 no

Onion chopped   – 1 no

Green chilli chopped  – 4 nos

Ginger chopped      – 1 tsp

chilli powder           – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder    – 1/4 tsp

Salt as needed

chopped coriander leaves  – 1/2 bunch

Egg    – 1 no
Bread crumbs as needed
Oil for fry


Clean the prawns. Cook prawns, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt along with little water. Give this a small whizz in the blender (Do not overblend).

Heat oil in a pan, saute onions, green chillies, ginger. When it is sauteed well, add prawns and coriander leaves. Now add potato mashed, . Once it is cold, mix them thoroughly with your hands. With hands, roll the mixture into mini logs. Dip them in whisked egg whites and then dip them in  breadcrumbs. 

Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry the cutlets. Transfer them to paper towels when golden brown. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney of your choice. 

11 thoughts on “Chemmeen Cutlet / Prawns Cutlet”

  1. That's super yummy dear. I just can't wait to make it. Oh how delicious that would be with a delicious prawn crunch with every bite. Loving it.


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