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Easiest Way to Make Tasty Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook

Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook – This recipe is best for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook using 35 ingredients and 25 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook

  1. You need of For Marination:.
  2. Prepare 400 g of prawns.
  3. It’s 1 teaspoon of lime juice.
  4. It’s 1 teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste.
  5. You need 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  6. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of red chilli powder.
  7. Prepare 1 teaspoon of coriander powder.
  8. You need 1 pinch of salt.
  9. You need of For Gravy:.
  10. You need 1 inch of piece of cinnamon stick.
  11. It’s 3-4 of cloves.
  12. It’s 1 of bay leaf.
  13. You need 1 of star spice.
  14. Prepare 1/2 of onion finely chopped.
  15. It’s 1 of small – medium sized tomato.
  16. You need 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves.
  17. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  18. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of red chilli powder.
  19. You need 1 teaspoon of coriander powder.
  20. Prepare of Salt as per taste.
  21. You need 1 cup of water.
  22. It’s 3 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  23. Prepare of For the rice.
  24. You need 1 1/2 cups of basmati rice.
  25. You need 3 cups of water.
  26. You need 1 inch of cinnamon stick.
  27. You need 2-3 of cloves.
  28. Prepare 1 of bay leaf.
  29. Prepare 1 of star spice.
  30. It’s 1 tablespoon of oil.
  31. Prepare of Salt as per taste.
  32. It’s of For Garnishing:.
  33. You need 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves.
  34. It’s of sliced Caramelised onion.
  35. You need of Green and yellow food colour(optional).

Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook Instructions

  1. Peel,devein and wash the shrimp.
  2. Marinate the shrimp with all ingredients mentioned above under ‘marination’.
  3. Cover/wrap it with cling wrap and place it in the fridge.
  4. Soak 1 1/2 cups of basmati rice for about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Chop the tomato roughly and blend it into a fine paste. I added little bit of cilantro leaves which is totally optional.
  6. Cut 1 big onion into half. Chop half of it finely. And chop the other half into thin slices.
  7. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and sauté the sliced onions till they get caramelised. Do not over brown them.
  8. Remove the caramelised onion and keep them aside for garnishing.
  9. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a deep wok and add the whole spices mentioned under ‘the rice’
  10. Add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil
  11. Add in the soaked and drained rice and cook till the water gets absorbed and the rice gets cooked.
  12. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in the same pan used for sautéing the onion slices, and add the whole spices mentioned under ‘gravy’
  13. Add in the finely chopped onions and sauté it well.
  14. Add in the tomato paste and mix well.
  15. Add in the powder spices, salt and a tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves and mix well.
  16. Add in a cup of water and bring it to a boil
  17. Add in the marinated prawns and mix well.
  18. Cover and cook till the prawns get cooked and the gravy thickens.
  19. Garnish with cilantro leaves and keep aside.
  20. In a serving dish, add a layer of the cooked rice.
  21. Put some gravy on the rice.
  22. Garnish with cilantro leaves, caramelised onions and food colour drops.
  23. Again place a layer of rice and repeat the same process till your dish is filled up and the rice, gravy and garnishing items are all over.
  24. Serve hot wit a spoon full of plain yogurt as a side dish.
  25. Enjoy 😉👍🏻