Prawns potli

no oil recipe

Recipe by supriya kothari of indore, IN

I tried this recipe with the ingredients readily available and my guests relished it. Give it a try ,I am sure u are going to enjoy.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 20-25 Prawns, medium size
    • 1 and a half  cup green garlic leaves
    • 4-5 garlic cloves
    • 4-5 green chillies
    • 1 cup chopped coriender
    • 1 tea spoon amchur powder
    •  1 Lemon juice
    • 1 tea spoon turmeric powder
    • salt to taste
    • Banana Leaf  for wrapping



    1. Clean the prawns by removing the shell, head  and de-vein it  by giving it a dorsal cut.Then marinade  them with salt, lemon juice and turmeric powder for at least 10 mins.
    2. Prepare a chutney  with the remaining ingredients except the banana leaf. 
    3. Now apply this green chutney to the marinated prawns and keep aside for another 10 mins.
    4. Now devein the  banana leaf  and keep the chutney marinated prawns  in it and wrap it well from all  sides so as to make a potli  . You may have to use thread for wrapping .
    5. Now the potli is steamed in a covered  steaming bowl  for about 10 mins . You can also keep it  in  a preheated OTG or in a microwave for 5mins /2mins respectively.
    6. Ensure that it is served hot as a snacks item as the steaming hot dish needs no garnishing. However if needed one can garnish it with grated coconut.(optional)