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Malabar Prawn Biryani

ifoodiee's picture
The yummy Malabar Prawn Biriyani is perfect for parties at home. I prepared it for my dad's birthday party and it was quiet a success. I am sure you will love the Malabar Prawn Biriyani too.
  Rice 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Prawn 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Cooking oil 200 Milliliter
  Coriander powder 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 250 Gram
  Ghee 100 Gram
  Coriander leaves 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Salt To Taste
  Biryani masala To Taste
  Green chilies 50 Gram
  Ginger 15 Gram
  Garlic 15 Gram
  Prawn masala To Taste
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Make the masala for the prawns. Mince the garlic and ginger. (You can also use ginger garlic paste). Mix this with Turmeric salt and chili powder.
2. Clean the prawns and mix the masala and prawns.
3. Once the prawn is well coated with the prawn masala, fry it lightly in oil and keep aside.
4. Saute half of the onions(sliced)and then add coriander powder. Add 1/2 cup of water and salt to taste. Cook till most of the water evaporates and the mixture attains a thicker consistency.
5. Add the fried prawns, garam masala, lemon juice, coriander leaves and salt(if required). Once the prawns are well cooked, remove the prawn gravy from the flame.
6. Heat ghee in a vessel and saute the rest of the onions.
7. Add the washed and strained rice and fry. Don't brown the rice.
8. Add boiling water to the rice(1 to 2 cups). Heat in low flame till rice is cooked and the water has evaporated.
9. Layer the rice and prawn gravy alternately into a deep vessel. Bake at high flame for a maximum of 10 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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senna's picture
ausome ausome ausome!!!!! i tried ur recipe nd it came out really well..nd d best part is tat its such an easy recipe..yet tasts so wonderful...thanks a ton!!!