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How to make prawn biryani

Prawn Biryani is my most favorite Biryani than any other Biryani I make. I love prawns to the core and have lot of prawn recipes in my blog. Even my lil ones love this biryani as it has mild spiciness since we add the coconut milk instead of water. This coconut milk prawn biryani gives more richer taste to the prawns as well as Biryani. Some of my favorite prawn recipes in my blog are 

Coconut Milk Prawn Biryani

Coconut Milk Prawn Biryani

Preparation time: 35 min (including rice soaking time and cleaning of prawns) | Cook Time: 30 min | Serves: 5
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian


Ingredients 

To Temper
Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cloves - 4
Cinnamon stick - 1
Cardomom - 1
Bay leaf - 1
Star Anise - 2

For Biryani

Prawn - 1/2 kg
Basmathi rice - 3 cups
Onion - 2 (chopped lengthwise)
Tomato - 2
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1.5 tsp 
Green Chillies - 2 (slit into half - lengthwise)
Chilli powder - 1.5 tsp
Mint leaves - 3 tbsp (chopped nicely) 
Coriander leaves - 3 tbsp (chopped nicely)

Thick Coconut Milk - 2 cups
Water - 3 cups 
Oil - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Cashews - few (optional)
Coriander leaves for garnishing
Salt - as per taste



Method 

1. Wash and Soak the rice for 20min. Clean and devein the prawns. Wash with salt and keep it ready. In the pressure cooker or pan, add the oil and when it is hot, add the ingredients mentioned in To temper one by one and fry for a min, keeping flame in medium.

2. Add the onion and ginger garlic paste and saute, till the raw smell of ginger goes off. Add the tomato and saute it. 

3. Add the green chilli, coriander leaves, mint leaves, and saute for a min. Then add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and the Biryani masala.

4. Add in the curd/yogurt now. Let the masala leaves out oil. Now add the washed prawns.

5. Let the prawns gets coated with masala well. When the prawns starts leaving out water, add in the coconut milk and water.

6. When the water starts to boil, add the soaked rice and close the cooker lid. Cook in low flame.

7. Exactly after 10 min, open the lid. Now add the ghee and slightly mix without breaking the rice. Close the lid again for another 5 more minutes.

8. Serve the hot hot coconut milk biryani with mutton masala.

Prawn Biryani

Yummy Coconut Milk Prawn Biryani is ready.

Notes:
1. This whole biryani, can be made with coconut milk, but as the coconut milk has more cholesterol, I reduced the milk.
2. Spiciness can be adjusted according to the your spice level.


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2 lovely comments:

Maha Gadde

Nice idea of adding coconut milk.love d pictures.shall i cum thr.. ;)

Torviewtoronto

looks fabulous

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