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Prawn Biryani Recipe

Prawn Biryani Recipe

Simple & Absolutely Tasty

  • Non Vegetarian

Very Delicious and Very Easy to prepare




What is Prawn Biryani Recipe and how to make it?

Biryani recipes must be made from delicious Marino cooked with aromatic basmati rice and caramelized onions. Make simple and absolutely tasty, with a choice of Raita for special lunch or dinner and serve. This recipe is very delicious and very easy to prepare. If you are a seafood lover, you will fall in love with this recipe.

Tips to Make A Prawn Biryani

  • Do not use too watery to too thick yogurt. It should be sufficient enough to cook the prawns without water.
  • Marinate prawns for at least 30 minutes to get the desired flavour of biryani.
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Pre-cooking steps

Wash and soak basmati rice in water for about 30 minutes

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To begin with, the Prawn Biryani recipe, take all the dry spices such as seeds of ajwain, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves, grind them to make fine powder

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Marinate the Prawns

Take a mixing bowl, add cleaned and torn shrimp, turmeric powder, add 1 tbsp of ground spices which we prepared earlier. Add red chilli powder, half lemon juice, salt as per taste, ½ cup chopped mint leaves in the mixture and mix it properly. Also, add half a cup of curd and fried onions. Toss everything well with prawns and let the prawns marinate for 30 minutes and place it in the fridge.

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Cooking Rice

While the prawns are marinating, you can cook rice. For cooking rice, boil 3 glass water on high flame and add soaked rice in it (drain water from the soaked rice before adding it into the boiling water). Cook rice for 5-7 minutes. Make sure not to overcook the rice else they may get mushy.

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Cooking Prawns

Put 2-3 tbsps of oil in a pan and combine chopped onions in it. Fry onions until it becomes brown and crisp. (Take half of the fried onions out and keep it aside for garnishing).

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Once onions are fried, add bay leaf, 1/2 tsp of biryani Masala, sliced tomatoes and sauté it well for one minute. Add the marinated prawns in the pan and spread it evenly on the bottom of the pan. Mix it well and cook prawn in the mixture on moderate heat for 3-4 minutes.

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Add half cup of chopped coriander and mint leaves in the pan and mix it well. you don’t have to add water in the mixture. Once prawns are cooked turn off the flame and keep it covered.

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Layering the Prawn Biryani

Layer the rice evenly on the cooked prawn. Keep the heat on low while doing this. And toss it gently 1-2 times in the pan or pot without breaking the rice. Add remaining caramelized onions, some melted ghee on the rice layer and sprinkle some saffron milk on it. Cover the lid tightly. Place a Tawa below the pot and Allow this biryani to cook on medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Once biryani is cooked properly, switch off the flame and serve it hot.

  • 35 Min
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

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Adjust Servings:
1 tablespoon Ajwain
1 tablespoon Fennel seeds
5 Cardamom
5 Clove powder
4 Cinnamon Stick
2 finely sliced Onion
2 bay leaves
4 Cloves
4 Cardamom
1 Star anise
2 cup Basmati Rice
1-1/2 cups Prawns cleaned and deveined
1 tablespoon Red Chilies
1/4 tablespoon Turmeric Powder
1 Lemon
1/2 cup Fresh Curd
1 cup Mint leaves
to taste Salt

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