Prawn Biryani


Recipe Cook Time

: 40 Minutes + Marination Time(1.5hrs)
Prawns cooked in yogurt, spices, onions and layered with rice


300 gm prawns-shelled, cleaned and washed

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ginger and garlic paste

1/2 cup onion paste

1/4 tsp garam masala

1 cup yogurt

1/4 cup cream

2 Tbsp coriander leaves- chopped

1/4 cup fried onions oil to pan fry

1 cup rice-boiled till almost done


Mix the turmeric, chilli powder, salt, ginger, garlic, onion, garam masala and 1/2 cup yogurt and marinate the prawns in it, for 1/2 an hour.

Then heat the oil and saute the prawn mixture in it over high heat, till brown.

Take off the heat and mix in the rest of the yogurt, cream, coriander and half the fried onions.

Place 1/2 the rice in a greased pan in a layer.

Add the fish mixture in a layer over this and cover with the rest of the rice.

Seal the pan and place over low heat for 20-30 minutes.

Serve hot garnished with the rest of the fried onions.

Key Ingredients: Prawns, turmeric, salt, ginger, garlic, onion,garam masala, yogurt, cream, coriander leaves, Red Chilli,Basmati Rice


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