Butter Prawns (coconut prawns)

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  1. Large Prawns-12 nos (deveined and tail intact)
  2. Desiccated coconut- ½ cup
  3. Garlic- Minced 2 tsp
  4. Bird’s eye chilli-3-4 nos( increase or decrease according your spiciness)
  5. Curry leaves- 3 sprig
  6. Butter- 2 table spoon
  7. Sugar-1/2 tsp
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Soya sauce-1 tsp
  10. Oil- 3-4 table spoon for frying

For Marinating

  1. Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  2. Corn flour-1 table spoon
  3. Egg white-1 beaten
  4. Salt


  1. Beat the egg white, add corn flour, pepper and salt mix well and marinate the cleaned prawns in it. Keep it for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the prawns and drain it on a towel
  3. Heat another pan roast the coconut to golden color in low flame. Remove it on a plate and keep it aside.
  4. Add butter to the pan and add minced garlic, curry leaves, crushed bird’s eye chilli and saute it till a nice aroma emits. It will take 1-2 min.
  5. Add the fried prawns, sugar, Soy Sauce and mix well. And off the stove
  6. Add the roasted coconut mix well and serve it on a plate.

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