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Prawns Pulao

By: Ritika.R.Kamath of Dubai, AE


Pulao lovers will definetly like this yummy rice.

Filed in Rice Dishes

Serves 4 people

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Try this yummy prawns pulao and post ur comments.

Ingredients


  • 10 -12 king sized prawns ( cleaned & deviened)
  • 2 cups Basmati rice ( washed and soaked in water for 20 min)
  • 8 medium sized onions
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 8 garlic pods
  • 2 inch size ginger
  • 3 green chillies
  • 5 cloves ( lavang)
  • 3 cinnamon pieces ( dalchini)
  • 4 cardamom ( elaichi)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds ( jeera)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 bunch coriander leaves
  • 2 tsp mint leaves ( opitional)
  • ghee as per requirement
  • salt according to taste
  • Turmeric 1 tsp .

Directions

  1. After cleaning the prawns apply a little salt and haldi and keep it aside.
  2. Cook the rice until 75 % done and keep it aside.
  3. Chop the onions and tomatoes .
  4. In a Kadai , put 2  tsp ghee when hot, put the chopped garlic , ginger and slit green chilly and fry for a minute or 2 and remove it in a plate.
  5. In the very same Kadai and again 5-6 tsp ghee and put the bay leaves , cloves , cinnamon, cardamon, jeera .
  6. when jeera splutters, put onions and keep frying it till the onions turn out to be soft , to that extent that the size of the onions in the kadai looks half of the  the original quantity of onions.
  7. Then add tomatoes and fry till it turns out to be soft.
  8. In the meantime , U have to grind the green chilly , ginger, & garlic when it comes to paste add the corainder leaves and again blend it till it forms a smooth paste.
  9. When the tomatoes turns out to be soft, add in the prawns and mix well for a minute , then add the ground paste and put little water to the mixer jar and pour that also into the kadai and mix well and cover it.
  10. let the prawns cook in that masala for about 10 minutes , and when u find that the prawns has curled up and water of the masala also has evapourated add salt and cooked rice and mix well.
  11. Again cover and keep it in dum for 3-5 minutes in sim .
  12. Turn off the gas and garnish with mint leaves.
  13. Serve hot with raitha of your choice.

 

 

Latest Comments

By Ritika.R.Kamath on 4/11/2010 7:44:00 AM

Yes it is christy ! try it once ! I'm for sure ur fly vl luv it.Thanks again.

By christy gerald on 4/11/2010 4:04:00 AM

Definitely this will be Yummy as well as aromatic and worth trying Pulav.

 

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