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King Prawn and Mushroom Pulao

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  Basmati rice 13 Ounce (400 Gram)
  Corn oil 1 Tablespoon
  Unsalted butter 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Mixed mustard seeds and onion seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Curry leaves 8
  Ginger pulp 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic pulp 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh coriander 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh red chilies 6 , slit in the middle
  Frozen cooked king prawns 1 Pound, defrosted and peeled (500 Gram)
  Mushrooms 8 Ounce, halved (250 Gram)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Single cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Pint (750 Milliliter)
  Hard-boiled eggs 2 , halved
  Tomatoes 2 , sliced

1. Wash the rice until the water runs clear, then leave in a bowl to soak.
2. Heat the oil with the butter in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the mustard and onion seeds and fry for about 1 minute, then add the onions and curry leaves and fry for about 3 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, mix together the ginger, garlic, turmeric, chilli powder, ground coriander, tomato puree and salt and pour the mixture on to the onions.
4. Fry the spice mixture for about 2 minutes, then add half of the fresh coriander, the red chillies, king prawns and mushrooms. Cook, stirring, over a medium high heat for about 5 minutes.
5. Drain the rice. Pour the lemon juice and cream into the saucepan, add the rice and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
6. Finally, pour in the water, add the remaining fresh coriander and bring to the boil. Lower the heat, cover the pan and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the water has been fully absorbed and the rice is cooked.
7. Serve garnished with halved hard-boiled eggs and sliced tomatoes, if liked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3232 Calories from Fat 1316

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 150 g230.3%

Saturated Fat 78.9 g394.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 1010.6 mg336.9%

Sodium 4286.7 mg178.6%

Total Carbohydrates 367 g122.2%

Dietary Fiber 22.1 g88.5%

Sugars 28.8 g

Protein 116 g231.4%

Vitamin A 209.2% Vitamin C 285.3%

Calcium 51.2% Iron 59.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

King Prawn And Mushroom Pulao Recipe