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Prawn Biryani is a delicious Malabar recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Prawn Biryani by following this easy recipe.

Prawn Biryani Recipe
Preparation Time
120 Minutes
9.4 / 10 ( 18 votes)
Recipe Type
Non Veg.
Serves 4

• 450 gms Prawn
• 2 cups Basmati Rice
• 6 Green Chili
• 3/4 cup of Cilantro Leaves
• 2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
• 1/2 tsp Cumin Seed Powder
• 1 tsp Coriander Powder
• 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
• 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
• 1 cup Onion (finely sliced)
• 1/2 Tomato (chopped)
• 4 tbsp Cooking Oil
• 1 tbsp Ghee
• Salt to taste
• 3 tbsp Water
• 2 tbsp Coconut Milk
How to make Prawn Biryani:
Wash the rice and soak it in water for 30 min.
Drain and cook the rice normally in a rice cooker.
Add a dash of ghee while cooking the rice.
Make a fine paste of green chili, cilantro, garlic, ginger and 3 tbsp water. Keep it aside.
Clean & devein the prawns.
Marinate them with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp salt.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the prawns lightly for 3 minutes and keep it aside.
In the same oil add the sliced onion and fry till light golden brown.
Add the wet paste, and fry in medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add rest of the spices and tomatoes and fry in medium heat till oil starts leaving the side of the pan.
Add the fried prawns and fry for 5 to 10 minutes. Add little water if necessary. Add the coconut milk.
Now grease the serving dish with little bit of ghee and put a layer of rice.
Put a layer of prawn over it and then again rice.
Garnish it with fried onions and cilantro leaves.

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  Recipe Reviews
I tried it, easy to make and tastes well. Worth trying.
Submitted by: Geeta Naidu Khan
posted : 30-Nov-2012 07:49 AM

good recepice i have try it. & every family member like it

thank you
Submitted by: mamta patel
posted : 20-Jul-2011 02:04 AM

Nice briyani. While reading the recipe itself I can feel the taste. It's so nice.
Submitted by: kirubakara murugan
posted : 13-Jun-2010 12:04 AM

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