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Prawn Biryani

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Ingredients
  Basmati rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs) (to cook rice)
  Petite shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Tomatoes 3 Medium
  Cashews 6 , chopped
  Cilantro sprigs 4
  Mint sprig 3
  Yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green chillies 3
  Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
  Dhaniya powder 2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chilly powder To Taste
  Seasoning To Taste
  Bay leaves 4
  Cloves 6
  Cinnamon sticks 3 Medium
  Ghee 2 Teaspoon
  Star anise 2
  Nutmeg 2 Small
Directions

De-tail, wash & clean shrimp well.

Blend & puree tomatoes, cilantro, mint, yogurt, cashews, green chillies in a blender into a smooth paste. Marinade shrimp in this paste for at least 2 hours.

Heat 3 tbs oil & 2 tsps ghee in a deep skillet. Add Bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise, nutmeg, onions & ginger garlic paste. Saute until onions turn golden brown.

Add the marinated mixture & fry well until shrimp becomes small & rounded. Add dhaniya powder, garam masala powder, salt & chilly powder. Mix well & cook until water evaporates from the mixture.

Add Basmati Rice & mix well. Add 6 cups water & cook until rice is done.

Serve Hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Occasion: 
Christmas, Wedding
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Prawn/Shrimp Biryani

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4 Comments

kaycee's picture
YUmmy...I like !!! But I have a question, is it ok to replace the petite prawns with tiger prawns ?
Snigdha's picture
Oh yea sure you can replace petite with tiger prawns
Shanthi.baby's picture
Thank you very much or sharing the recipe.....
Shanthi.baby's picture
Much appreciated...Looking forward to more of your recipes....