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Burnt Garlic Prawn Pasta

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Burnt garlic prawn pasta (how to make burnt garlic prawn pasta)

If you want to have restaurant style dish in a jiffy with minimal ingredients then burnt garlic prawn pasta is the one for you. You need only 6 main ingredients and total of 15-20 minutes to it. Further this dish makes your cooking easier as it has a very easy recipe and comes together so quickly that it is a perfect dish to serve to your surprise guestd. This pasta dish would make a delicious weeknight meal as well and prevent you from ordering out.

Burnt garlic prawn pasta

About burnt garlic sauce

The burnt garlic butter sauce is a common sauce that’s made in many restaurants. Addition of prawns has taken the taste of the sauce to another level. I can only say it’s utterly delicious! I have used buttermilk (the milk that was left after extraction of homemade butter) here to make the sauce. You can also use milk, which tastes as delicious.

I have made burnt garlic prawn pasta using Weikfield’s Duram wheat Penne pasta. Since this isn’t maida makes it a healthier alternative to regular maida ones.

Another quick recipe from the blog if you wish to try methi dana doi murghi (chicken cooked in curd based gravy flavoured with fenugreek seeds)

Burnt garlic prawn pasta

Burnt garlic prawn pasta recipe


  • Prawns 200g
  • Penne pasta 200g
  • Corn 1/4 cup
  • Butter 2 tablespoon
  • Butter milk/ milk 1 cup
  • Wheat flour 1 tablespoon
  • Pepper 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic 10-12 cloves
  • Mozzarella/cheddar cheese 1/4 cup
  • Chilly flakes 1 tablespoon (as per your liking)
  • Salt to taste

How to make burnt garlic prawn pasta

  1. First, marinate the prawns with a little salt and pepper for half an hour.
  2. Next, boil the pasta in the boiling water until it’s cooked. Keep it aside.
  3. Take a fry pan, heat a teaspoon of butter and fry the prawns for a few minutes. Keep it aside.
  4. To the same pan add rest of the butter and crushed garlic. Saute them till the garlic turns brown and slightly burnt.
  5. Add wheat flour, roast it till the flour gets aromatic and cooked.
  6. Slowly add buttermilk and continuously stir the mixture to form a smooth lump free sauce.
  7. Once the sauce begins to boil add grated cheese, black pepper, salt, chilly flakes, boiled corn and the fried prawns. Cook them for a minute or 2 and the sauce is ready.
  8. On the plate take pasta, pour the burnt garlic prawn sauce over the pasta. Serve hot with some more chilly flakes for a delicious hearty meal.

Burnt garlic prawn pasta


  • Do not over cook the pasta. Do not add oil to pasta water or after cooking the pasta as that will prevent the sauce from sticking to the pasta.
  • Fry the prawns only for 2-3 minutes because overcooking makes the prawn meat to turn tough.
  • Addition of corn is optional, you can also use jalapenos, yellow bell peppers or anything that doesn’t have a very strong flavour to over power the flavor of prawns and garlic.

I would love to hear back. If you’ve tried my recipe you can use the #ohsodelishblog tag on Instagram and Facebook. For any query or recipe request you can comment below. Happy cooking!

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2 thoughts on “Burnt Garlic Prawn Pasta”

  1. Hi, I like your blogs and recipes, also tried some of your recipes. As I am staying in Himachal Pradesh, here getting prawn is very difficult, rarely we get the frozen one. can it be cooked with chicken or any other meat(lamb, mutton, trout fish etc.). Will the taste be good?

    1. Hi, thank you for writing to me. . I’m glad you like my recipes ???? You can definitely use chicken, mutton, fish anything.. Your sauce will get the flavor from that

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