Apr 13, 2010

Prawns Biriyani


Basmati rice-2 cup
Pure ghee-3 table spoon
Chopped onion- 1 cup
Curry leaves-a handful

Cleaned prawns – 500 gms
Ginger-garlic paste –1 table spoon
Green chilli – 8
Onion – 5 chopped
Tomato – 2 chopped
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Pepper powder - 1 teaspoon
Jeera powder - 1 teaspoon
Garam masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Coconut paste -as required
Curd - 1 teaspoon
Oil - as required
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves

Preparation of rice

        Heat ghee in a biriyani maker.once the ghee get hot add chopped onions and fry it.Then add the spices and curry leaves into it.fry it and add 4 cups of water for 2 cups of rice.when the water get bolied add the rice which is cleaned.close it with a lid and leave it for 10 minutes in a medium flame.

Preparatiion of masala
          Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger-garlic paste & stir. Add green c+hilli,curry leaves & stir. Add chopped onions & saute. Once the onion becomes golden brown colour,add chopped tomatoes. When tomato is cooked add all the masala powder,turmeric,jeera powder,pepper powder and salt.. Saute it well.Then add prawns,coriander leaves,coconut paste,curd & cook for 10-15 minutes.

How to dhum?
        On a biriyani maker put the masala as first layer.then put rice on the top of it as second layer and press it.make the layers till the masala and rice is fully filled.on the top of it, spread corianer leaves, fried onion,cashew and kismis.close the lid tightly and put it on a low flame.dhum it for 20 minnutes.

Try it out and pass ur suggestions.


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