Jhinga pulao

Jhinga pulao is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 4
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1.5 cup - basmati rice, washed drained

2 cups - prawns, deveined, cleaned

1.5 tsp - Ginger paste

3 tbsp - oil

2 Cloves garlic, chopped

4 onions, chopped

2 tsp - chilli powder

2 tsp - chilli Vinegar or Worcestershire sauce

2 tomatoes, blanched, juice removed

1 carrot, peeled, cut into strips

Salt to taste


  1. Cook rice in salt water till done. Drain out water.
  2. Cook carrot till just done.
  3. Heat oil and fry onions, garlic and ginger.
  4. Add prawns, chilli powder and salt. Cook till done.
  5. Add tomato juice.
  6. Stir till blended.
  7. Mix rice with prawns, carrots, sauce and salt, if needed.
  8. Blend well and heat through before serving.

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