Tasty Garlic Prawns

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Deep Fried Spring Chicken, Smoked Pomfret, Lehsuni Paneer Tikka, Chicken Drumsticks with Indian Masala

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - chopped garlic leaves
  • 20 cloves - garlic (ground to a paste)
  • 1/2 cup - coarsely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup - oil
  • 250 gms - cleaned prawns
  • For the sauce, mix together:
  • 2 tbsp - cornflour blended in water
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 cup - vinegar
  • 1 tsp - soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - ajino moto (optional)
  • For marinating prawns:
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice

How to Make Tasty Garlic Prawns

  • Wash the prawns and leave them in a colander to drain.
  • Add the garlic paste to the prawns and mix well.
  • Marinate this in a cool place for at least half an hour.
  • In a wok, heat the oil, add all the prawns and turn around over high heat for about 1 minute or till it turns brown slightly.
  • Now lift these prawns out of the wok and keep them aside.
  • To the same wok add the chopped leaves and onion.
  • Saute over high heat till the onions are transparent.
  • Add the sauce ingredients, bring to a boil, stirring all the time and then allow it to simmer for about a minute.
  • Add the prawns, let them heat through and serve.