Green Prawn Pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - Basmati rice washed and drained
  • 1 cup - shelled, deveined prawns
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - shajeera/fennel
  • 1/2 cup - chopped coriander leaves
  • salt
  • oil for frying.
  • To grind:
  • 3/4 green chillies
  • 2 tsp - chopped garlic
  • 7/8 peppercorns
  • 5/6 cloves
  • 1 tsp - chopped ginger
  • 1 inch - cinnamon

How to Make Green Prawn Pulao

  • Wash prawns, apply salt, turmeric powder and leave aside for 15 minutes.
  • Shallow fry the prawns in oil but do not let them harden. Save the oil.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil, add shajeera. When it splutters add the ground masala and fry till oil separates.
  • Then add the drained rice and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1.5 cups water to it, add salt and mix it.
  • When the water boils, reduce the flame and cook the rice on low fire till done.
  • Fluff up the rice with a fork, mix fried prawns and sprinkle some of the oil used for frying prawns on the rice.
  • Cover and leave on slow fire for five minutes.