Thursday, July 4, 2013

Prawn Biryani | Shrimp Biryani


Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 20-30mins

Ingredients

500gms Prawn/Shrimp
1 ½ onions (thinly sliced)
2 tomatoes
1 green chilly
¾ tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1tsp turmeric powder
Few mint leaves
Coriander leaves
1 cup of basmati rice
2 cups of water
Salt
Ghee/oil
To splutter:
1 bay leaf
2 cloves
1 inch cinnamon stick
2 cardamoms

Method

  • Wash and soak rice in water for about 15-20 mins.
  • Clean prawns, devein and rinse off with turmeric powder. Marinate the prawns in half of chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and ginger garlic paste. Keep aside for 10-15 mins.

  • In a wok heat ghee/oil and splutter the items given.

  • Fry onions till transparent and sauté ginger-garlic paste, green chilly till the raw smell leaves.


  • Cook tomatoes till mushy and add mint and coriander leaves. Keep some for garnishing.

  • Now add the marinated prawns and salt, mix well.

  • Add the soaked rice and mix it well with the prawns.

  • Add water to the rice and cook till the rice turns soft. Cook in low flame.

  • Serve hot with onion raitha.



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