Pepper Garlic Malai Prawns

Pepper and garlic flavoured prawns enriched with cream. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Pepper Garlic Malai Prawns
Main Ingredients Medium prawns , Garlic cloves
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Seafood
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Pepper Garlic Malai Prawns

  • 20 Medium prawns shelled and deveined
  • 15-20 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh cream
  • 1 Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 tbsp + 1 for garnish Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mint powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 Small piece of coal
  • 2 Cloves


  1. Place prawns in a bowl. Rub lemon juice and salt on them and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Crush garlic cloves, add to the pan and sauté till they become light golden.
  3. Add 1 tbsp butter, prawns and mix. Add crushed black peppercorns, mint powder and mix.
  4. Add coconut milk, fresh cream and mix well. Cook till the prawns are done.
  5. Burn a piece of coal over direct flame. Transfer the prawns into a serving bowl.
  6. Place a katori over the prawns. Place the burnt coal in the katori, put the remaining butter on the coal. Add 2 cloves and immediately cover with aluminium foil for smoky effect.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 797
Carbohydrates 9.2
Protein 40.9
Fat 66.2