An Indian Chinese Delicacy for preparing at home by the really lovers of Chinese preparations.

Servings: 6 | Time To Prepare: 30 min | Submitted By: Shantanu Nag


  • 12, shelled & deveined Prawn
  • 4, tbsp, for frying Cooking Oil
  • 1, lightly beaten Egg
  • 1, tsp Salt
  • 1/2, tsp Sugar
  • 1/4, tsp Ajinomoto
  • 1, tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/4, tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4, cup Corn Flour
  • 2, tbsp, paste Garlic
  • 3/4, cup Cooking Oil
  • 4, tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • 2, tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1, cup Water
  • a pinch Sugar
  • 1/4, tsp Ajinomoto


  1. First make the marinade. Use ingredients from Egg to Corn flour.
  2. Batter: Beat egg lightly with salt, sugar, ajinomoto, sesame seed oil, pepper and corn flour.
  3. Add prawns to this mixture, stir and leave to marinate for 30 min.
  4. Heat 1/2 cup oil in wok. Drain off excess marinade from the prawns and fry prawns to golden brown.
  5. Drain well and place on paper towel.
  6. Prepare the garlic sauce:  Heat oil and fry the garlic on low heat till it starts to change its color.
  7. Add Tomato ketchup, pepper, salt and  Soya  sauce. Cook for a minute.
  8. Add sugar and ajinomoto.
  9. Add water. Bring to boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  10. Add corn flour paste, stirring all the time, until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat.
  11. Add the fried prawns and heat through. Serve hot.


pralphs (7/15/2002)….Excellent recipe!

uroybarman (5/9/2002)….Woderful recipe.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.