Saturday, 18 January 2014

Recipe for Dollop-o-Butter Prawn:

Tired of eating chicken? Want a new recipe to break the monotony? Go for Dollop-o-Butter Prawn. Ditch the spicy/chilli/garlic prawns for a while and indulge your tastebuds into a world of soft buttery bliss. 


  • Prawns(Cleaned,peeled and deveined): 500 gms
  • Onion Thin Sliced : 2 (medium size)
  • Garlic Minced : 5-6 cloves
  • Garlic paste : 1 tbsp
  • Dried red chillies : 1 or 2
  • Fresh cream : 1/2 cup
  • Lemon squeezed : 1 
  • Rice Vinegar : 2 tbsp
  • Oil  2 tbp
  • Butter : 1 tbsp for garnishing
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Sugar : 1/2 teaspoon


  1. In order to get rid of the raw smell of prawns ( which some people won't like),  boil them along with a pinch of salt, until they turn a little reddish.
  2. Strain out the water and marinate the prawns with a teaspoon of salt and vinegar and leave it for about half an hour.
  3. Add oil in a kadai ( wok) and add red chilli , sliced onions and minced garlic.
  4. Cook until the onions turn golden brown, add sugar.
  5. Add garlic paste, pepper,salt and squeezed lemon juice.
  6. Add fresh cream and stir.
  7. Add prawns and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Garnish with butter and serve hot.

Served with steamed rice/butter naan or paratha.

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