Dumdar Prawns

Call it dumdar prawns or garlic-pepper prawns, they are tasty all the same. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dumdar Prawns
Main Ingredients Prawns (medium), Salt
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Dumdar Prawns

  • 16-20 Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves grated
  • 1 teaspoon crushed black peppercorns


  1. Sprinkle salt and lemon juice over the prawns, mix well and set aside.
  2. Heat butter and oil in a non-stick pan. When the butter melts, add garlic and sauté till golden.
  3. Add the prawns and sauté on medium heat till the moisture dries up. Add the crushed black peppercorns and continue to sauté till the prawns are done. Take care that they are not overcooked.
  4. If you like it spicier you can add more crushed black peppercorns.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 558
Carbohydrates 3.5
Protein 42.3
Fat 41.5
Other Fiber Niacin- 10.6mg