Monday, October 03, 2011

Prawn Biryani

If you love sea food then prawns biryani is correct dish for you to eat. Containing all the healthy factors of prawns and rice, this dish is cooked quite spicy. Make it at lunch or dinner parties and gather compliments from the guests. This dish tastes best in summer and is served with raita and green salad.

  • 2 cups rice (basmati)
  • Half kilogram prawns
  • 2 big onions, finely sliced
  • 3 to 4 tomatoes, finely sliced
  • One tablespoon ginger garlic paste (adrak lehsan paste)
  • Half teaspoon grounded cumin (kuta zeera)
  • Salt to taste
  • One teaspoon coriander powder (dhania powder)
  • Half teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • One teaspoon red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • Half teaspoon all spices powder (garam masala powder)
  • Two tablespoons coconut milk
  • Fresh coriander
  • Green chilies
  • Quarter cup oil
  • Quarter cup water
Preparation process: Boil the rice. Heat oil and fry the onions till they are golden brown. Add tomatoes and fry them till they start blending. Add prawns and all other ingredients, leaving fresh coriander. When thick gravy forms, put off the flame. Spread the gravy over boiled rice with coriander and cover the pan with lid and keep it on low flame so that it cooks on steam for fifteen minutes. Mix the rice well and serve hot with raita.

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