Saturday, August 2, 2008

Prawn Pulao

  • 1 cup - Basmati Rice
  • 2 cup - Water
  • 1/4 cup - Prawns, cleaned and deveined
  • 3 - Cloves
  • 1" long - Cinnamon stick
  • 2 - Cardamom
  • 1 Large - Onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp each - Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam masala powder (Optional)
  • 1 - Tomato, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp - Oil or ghee
  • Salt to taste


  • Cook the basmati rice in 2 cups of water. Strain and cool the rice and keep it aside
  • Heat some oil in a kadhai and when its hot, put the cloves, cinnamon and cardamom and let it splutter
  • Add the onions and saute till golden brown. Add the ginger and garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add the chilly and turmeric powder and saute.
  • Now add the tomatoes and saute till mashed. Now add the garam masala and saute.
  • Now add the prawns and pour some water and cook covered for just 2 minutes. Fry this masala well and add the rice and saute till the rice is coated well with the masala.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with raita.


sri said...

guess - the chef being a foodie this ought to happen - i see more prawns in the rice than rice.ha ha

keep cookin/eatin/bloggin

btw i read one night @ a call centre,my first mr bhagat book, i thought it was a crappy book.have u read it ?

Maheswari said...

Looks yum..i have some prawns in the fridge..will give this a try..

mathew said...

wow..i should try this sometime...quite sometime since I had this..!! looks great!

Divz said...

pls do try and lemme know how it turned out??