Recipe: Perfect Prawn Biryani

Prawn Biryani – This recipe is fantastic for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Prawn Biryani using 18 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Prawn Biryani

  1. It’s 250 gm of Rice (basmati preferrable).
  2. You need 200 grams of Prawns.
  3. Prepare 5 of Onion medium sized.
  4. Prepare 3 tablespoons of Ginger garlic paste.
  5. You need 4 of Star anise.
  6. It’s 4 of Cardamom.
  7. Prepare 3 of Bay leaves.
  8. Prepare 2 sticks of Cinnamon.
  9. You need 3 of Tomatoes medium sized.
  10. Prepare 5 tablespoons of Curry powder -(any store bought curry powder).
  11. Prepare to taste of Salt.
  12. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric.
  13. You need 2 tablespoon of Red chilli powder.
  14. Prepare 1-2 pinch of Nutmeg powder.
  15. You need 3 tablespoons of Oil.
  16. Prepare 3 tablespoons of Ghee.
  17. It’s 100 gms of Curd.
  18. It’s As needed of Water.

Prawn Biryani Step By Step

  1. Wash the rice and strain it. Let it stand for 15 mins, then cook it until al dente. Keep it aside, fluff it once or twice.
  2. Puree the tomato.
  3. Thinly slice 2 onions and dice the other 3 onions. Fry the sliced onions until crisp and brown with a pinch of salt stirring continuously.
  4. Heat a kadhai. Add oil, once hot put the prawns to it. You will see a lots of moisture being released, wait until it dries up and the prawns are slightly browned.
  5. Add onions and ginger garlic paste to the prawns. Stir for 5 minutes. Add the curry powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt. After few minutes add the tomatoes and cover it for 5-7 minutes. Put the flame off, give it a good stir.
  6. Take a thick bottom vessel and heat it. Put ghee, wait for 30 seconds. Add in the bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon, star anise wait until it releases it's flavor.
  7. Add the rice and the fried prawns as well. Add salt sufficient for just the rice. Add curd mixed with a little bit of water. Stir and Cover it and wait for not more than 10 mins.
  8. Put off the flame. Garnish it with the browned onions.