Tuesday, 7 November 2017


I'm getting so many requests to share prawns biryani recipe. But I was waiting for large prawns. Recently hubby bought some tiger prawns then immediately I decided share yummy prawn biryani recipe. Though the title of this post is prawn pulao, in our family we call prawn biryani ;) . Taste of this biryani is delicious. But ,don't worry will share another yummy prawn biryani recipes some day.

I hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turned out for you.

Servings : 2 to 3 persons

Ingredients :

Large prawns : 300 grams(without shell)
Basmati rice : 2 1/2 cups / 500 grams
Medium sliced onions : 3
Slitted green chillies : 3 to 4
Medium sliced tomatoes : 3
Ginger garlic paste : 2 table spoons
Coriander leaves : 1/4 bunch
Mint leaves : 1/4 bunch
Curd : 125 grams/1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Lemon juice : 1 table spoon
Chilly powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Coriander powder : 1 tea spoon
Oil : 1/2 cup/100ml
Ghee : 1 tea spoon
Cinnamon sticks : 2 small
Cloves : 4
Cardamom : 2

Method :

Wash and soak rice for 30 to 60 minutes

First heat oil in a heavy bottom vessel then add Cinnamon,cardamom and cloves, then add onions and green chillies saute till they changes into light golden color

Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for 1 to 2 minutes then add tomatoes and saute till tomatoes are well cooked

Now add prawns and saute for 5 minutes then add all spice powders and saute for few minutes.

Now add curd and saute for few minutes then add Lemon juice,coriander and mint leaves and mix it well.

Now add rice and mix it gently and add 5 cups of water,mix it well and cover with lid.

Now let it cook until it's done by stirring between. When there is little water in. Pulao, sprinkle some ghee, cover and cook on low flame for 5 to 10 minutes and serve hot.

Pictorial :

Wash and soak basmati rice

Heat oil in a vessel,add cinnamon,cardamom and cloves

Now add chillies and onions

Fry until they changes into golden color

Add ginger garlic paste,saute for few minutes

Add tomatoes and cook well

Add prawns

Cook for Few minutes

Now add salt, chilly and coriander powders and stir it well

Add curd and cook for few minutes

Add coriander and mint leaves

Squeeze some lemon juice and stir it

Now add rice

Mix it gently

Add water and cook by covering the lid

When there is little water,simmer the flame

Spread some ghee and cook for 5 to 10 minutes or water gets dry

Now it's done,remove from fire

Serve hot!!!!