Spicy Prawn Biryani

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Spicy Prawn Biryani

  • Clean the prawns and marinate it with 1/2 tablespoon chilli powder, 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste, a pinch of turmeric powder and salt. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Soak rice for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a pan and cook the prawns on low heat till the water is absorbed. Drain onto a plate and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, mace, cinnamon, poppy seeds, caraway seeds and cashew nuts and fry for 2 minutes or till they crackle.
  • Add the chopped onion and green chillies and saute till golden brown. Add the remaining ginger-garlic paste and fry till oil separates.
  • Add the remaining chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and saute for a minute. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook till oil separates.
  • Add the prawns and mix well. Slowly add curd, a little at a time and stir well.
  • Adjust the seasoning as needed.
  • Add the soaked rice and stir for 2 minutes. Add water and a dollop of clarified butter and mix well.
  • Cover and cook till the rice is done.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections