Prawn Biryani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • Prawn - 400 g, outer covering removed.
  • Potato - 1 medium, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes.
  • Mustard oil - 1 cup.
  • Tejpatta ( bay leaves ) - 2.
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp.
  • Dried red chilli - 2 ( broken into halves )| Garam masala ( whole ):
  • Cloves- 4.
  • Choti elaichi - 2.
  • Bari elaichi - 1.
  • Daalchini ( cinnamon ) - 1 inch thin strip| Powdered masala:
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp.
  • Haldi powder - 1 tsp.
  • Jeera powder - 1 tsp.
  • Mustard paste - 2 tbsp.
  • Alak ( spinach ) - 100 g, cleaned and chopped finely.
  • Yellow pumpkin - 10, square pieces of 1 inch each (optional).
  • Basmati rice -2 cups, washed and dried.
  • Desi ghee - 2tbsp.
  • Salt - to taste.
  • Sugar - 1 tsp.
  • Water - 4 cups.

How to Make Prawn Biryani

  • Wash the prawns well and wipe off the moisture from it using a towel.
  • Apply 1/2 tsp haldi and salt to it.
  • Then deep fry the prawns. Keep it aside.
  • Heat the leftover oil in a pressure cooker, put tejpatta, whole garam masala, dried red chilli and jeera.
  • As jeera begins to splutter, add the potato cubes to it.
  • Fry for 3 mins, then add rice to it. Saute the rice for 3 mins, then add yellow pumpkin pieces and spinach.
  • Add ginger paste, mustard paste, sugar, salt, and leftover powder masalas.
  • Add the fried prawns and water. Close the pressure cooker.
  • Bring to full pressure on high flame. Reduce heat and cook for 4 mins.
  • Let the pressure cooker cool down naturally, and then open it.
  • Pour desi ghee evenly over the biriyani, before serving it.

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