Garlic Basil Prawns

The flavour of fresh basil leaves makes this garlic dish superbly tasty. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Garlic Basil Prawns

Main Ingredients Basil leaves, Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Garlic Basil Prawns

  • 8-10 Basil leaves
  • 10-12 medium Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled and deveined
  • 6-8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon Light soy sauce
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli paste
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato ketchup


  1. Put prawns in a bowl, add soy sauce, crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Thinly slice garlic cloves.
  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.
  4. Add prawn mixture, toss and cook till done.
  5. Roughly chop basil leaves, add to pan and toss.
  6. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 249
Carbohydrates 3.2
Protein 21.9
Fat 16.4
Other Fiber Niacin- 5.8mg