How to Make Tasty Prawns Pulao (Kolambi Bhaat in Maharashtrian Style)

Prawns Pulao (Kolambi Bhaat In Maharashtrian Style) – This recipe is perfect for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Prawns Pulao (Kolambi Bhaat In Maharashtrian Style) using 29 ingredients and 20 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Prawns Pulao (Kolambi Bhaat In Maharashtrian Style)

  1. Prepare 1 cup of Basmati Rice.
  2. You need 1 cup of Water + 1 cup Coconut Milk.
  3. You need 25 of Prawns (Kolambi).
  4. It’s 2 of Onions Finely Chopped.
  5. You need 1 of Tomato Finely Chopped.
  6. You need 1 tsp of Turmeric Powder.
  7. You need 1 tsp of Bedgi Red Chilli Powder.
  8. You need 1 tsp of Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder.
  9. You need 2 tsp of Coriander Powder.
  10. Prepare 2 tsp of Garam Masala Powder.
  11. You need 1/2 cup of Coriander Leaves…… For Garnishing.
  12. It’s To Taste of Salt.
  13. You need 3 tsp of Homemade Ghee (Clarified Butter).
  14. You need for of The Coconut Milk :.
  15. You need 3/4 cup of Fresh Grated Coconut.
  16. You need 1 cup of Water approximately.
  17. You need for of The Green Paste :.
  18. It’s 10 of Garlic Cloves.
  19. Prepare 1 1/2" of Ginger.
  20. You need 2 of Green Chillies.
  21. It’s 1/4 cup of Fresh Coriander Leaves.
  22. Prepare for of Tempering :.
  23. You need 4 tbsp of Oil.
  24. You need 3 of Cloves.
  25. You need 3 of cardamoms.
  26. It’s 3 pieces of Cinnamon.
  27. It’s 3 of Black peppercorns.
  28. It’s 1 tsp of Cumin Seeds.
  29. It’s 1 of Bay Leaf.

Prawns Pulao (Kolambi Bhaat In Maharashtrian Style) Instructions

  1. To make the Prawns Pulao, first devein and clean the prawns. Wash them thoroughly and rub about 1/4 tsp turmeric powder on the prawns. Set aside till further use.
  2. Wash the basmati rice and soak in sufficient water for about half an hour.
  3. Grind together all the ingredients mentioned for the green paste, using a little water to get a smooth paste.
  4. Now, to extract the coconut milk transfer the grated coconut to a grinder jar. Add about 1/4 cup water and grind together.
  5. Transfer the ground paste to a sieve. Squeeze tightly the ground coconut, to get coconut milk.
  6. Transfer the squeezed coconut again to the grinder jar. Again add some water and grind.
  7. Repeat steps 3-5 till you get 1 cup coconut milk.
  8. To make the Prawns Pulao, heat a saucepan and add the oil for tempering to it. When it heats up, add the whole spices
  9. As soon as they splutter, add the ground green paste and saute.
  10. Add the chopped onions and saute. Cook till translucent.
  11. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till mushy. Increase the flame and saute the onion tomato till they are well cooked and the mixture thickens.
  12. Reduce the flame and add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and mix well.
  13. Add the prawns and saute for about three minutes. Add the drained basmati rice and mix lightly. Add half the homemade ghee and mix.
  14. In the meantime start boiling the water and add it to the rice mixture. Add salt to taste.
  15. Keep the flame high and bring to a boil. Mix well and add the coconut milk extract and stir.
  16. Once again bring the mixture to a boil. Check seasoning and adjust the salt if required.
  17. When the liquid in the rice mixture reduces to almost half, lower the flame and cover and cook till done.
  18. When the rice is fully cooked, switch off the flame and drizzle with the remaining ghee.
  19. Transfer the rice to a serving bowl and garnish the Prawns Pulao with chopped coriander.
  20. Serve the delicious Prawns Pulao with some crispy fried prawns, tomato onion salad and an appetising sol kadhi by the side!