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Prawns Biriyani

Prawns Biriyani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 3

  • basmati rice 1 1/2 cups

  • prawns 300 gms

  • tomato 1 nos

  • onions 6 nos

  • biriyani masala 1/2 tsp

  • curd 1/4 cups

  • oil 2.5 tsp

  • lemon juice 1/2 tsp

  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp

  • red chilly powder 1/2 tsp

  • bay leaves 2 nos

  • cinemon stick 1 inch

  • green cardamon 2 nos

  • cloves 4-5 nos

  • salt as needed 1 tsp

  • puthina leaves 6 nos

  • star anise 1 nos

Directions

  • 01

    Marinate prawns with ingredients under marination. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.

  • 02

    Soak rice for 30 minutes and Drain completely. Bring 3 to 4 cups of water to a boil along with bay leaf, cardamoms, shahi jeera, 1 tsp oil and salt. Cook the rice until fully cooked, firm & al dente but not mushy. Drain the rice to a colander.

  • 03

    Saute cloves, cinnamon, bayleaf, shahi jeera and star anise in hot oil.

  • 04

    Fry onions until brown. Fry ginger garlic paste until the raw smell goes away.

  • 05

    Saute tomatoes and mint, coriander leaves in the same pan.

  • 06

    When the tomatoes turn mushy, add chili powder, biryani masala, salt and turmeric. Cook until the oil begins to ooze out.

  • 07

    Add the prawns and fry until the raw smell is gone Cover and cook for 3 minutes.

  • 08

    Pour coconut milk and stir. Cook until the gravy thickens. Grease a pot for making biryani, add half of the rice to the pot.

  • 09

    Add the prawn garvy and level it. Add the rest of the rice.

  • 10

    Seal with a foil or tight lid and cook on a hot tawa for 20 minutes.

  • 11

    Allow prawn biryani to rest for 15 minutes. Serve.

Review

3.5

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