How to make Garlic Basil Prawns -

The flavour of fresh basil leaves makes this garlic dish superbly tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basil leaves (बेसिल के पत्ते ), Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

You can also find more Main Course Seafood recipes like Palak Methi Prawns Sukhya Bangdyacha Khismoor Malvani Prawn Fry Prawn Malai Curry

Garlic Basil Prawns

Garlic Basil Prawns Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Garlic Basil Prawns Recipe

  • Basil leaves 8-10

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled and deveined 10-12 medium

  • Garlic cloves 6-8

  • Light soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Put prawns in a bowl, add soy sauce, crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well. Set aside.

Step 2

Thinly slice garlic cloves.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté till golden. Add red chilli paste, mix and saute for a minute. Add tomato ketchup and mix well.

Step 4

Add prawn mixture, toss and cook till done.

Step 5

Roughly chop basil leaves, add to pan and toss.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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