Prawns Biryani Recipes

For Marination:
  1. Prawns- 200 gms
  2. Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  3. Coriander powder- 1/2 tbsp
  4. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  5. Salt- as required
  6. Oil- for shallow frying

For Gravy:
  1. Onions (sliced)- 2 nos
  2. Ginger and garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  3. Green Chillies (crushed)- 2 nos
  4. Tomatoes- 1 no
  5. Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  6. Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  7. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  8. Coriander leaves (chopped)- ½ cup
  9. Curd- ½ cup
  10. Lime juice- 2 tsp
  11. Oil- 2 tbsp
For rice:
  1. Ghee- 1 tbsp
  2. Basmati rice- 2 cups
  3. Cloves- 2 nos
  4. Cinnamon stick- 1 no
  5. Cardamom- 2 pods
  6. Star anise- 1no
  7. Salt- as required
  8. Water- 2 ½ cups
  1. Pour ghee in a pan and fry cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and anise for a while. Add rice and mix well with salt till the rice is fried little and keep this aside.
  2. Marinate the prawns with the ingredients to marinate and keep this for ½ an hour. Then shallow fry in oil for 5 minutes and drain.
  3. In a cooker, heat oil (you can also use the same oil in which we fried the prawns) add the sliced onions and fry till golden brown in colour.
  4. In this add the green chillies, ginger and garlic paste and stir well. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till it becomes soft.
  5. Mix together the spices like red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  6. Add the coriander powder, curd, salt and at last the fried prawns. Mix them well till everything is well blended.
  7. In the above add the lightly fried basmati rice, salt and water. Close the cooker and bring to full pressure and after the first whistle, simmer the flame for exactly 4 minutes and switch off the flame.
  8. When the cooker is cooled and all the pressure is gone, open and add the lime juice and mix with a fork lightly or else the rice will break.
  9. Transfer to a serving bowl and then serve this along with a bowl of raita, salad and enjoy the yummy biryani.

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