Prawns Pulav | How to make Prawns Pulav

By Nagina Hasan  |  30th Aug 2016  |  
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About Prawns Pulav Recipe

A recipe created by me! Prawns pulao is a rice delicacy in which rice is cooked with prawns. Prawns pulao recipe is easy and you can prepare it in less time. Prawns pulao is similar to chicken pulao and mutton pulao. The combination of rice and prawns will be an amazing experience for you. Prawns pulao is prepared with a lot of flavorful and aromatic spices. You can easily prepare Prawns pulao recipe at your home. Boil the rice and strain the water. Marinate the prawns with salt, garam masala, garlic paste and lemon juice. Fry the prawns in oil and prepare the delicious masala by using peppercorn, bay leaves, cinnamon, chopped onions, tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste and green chilies. Add water to the masala, add rice to it and cook it for a couple of minutes. Garnish this Prawns pulao with coriander and mint leaves. It is an excellent meal to serve to your guests and you will definitely get a lot of compliments from them. You can serve this delicious and mouthwatering Prawns pulao with onion raita or any chutney of your choice.

Prawns Pulav, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Prawns Pulav is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Nagina Hasan. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Prawns Pulav is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Prawns Pulav recipe by Nagina Hasan. Prawns Pulav can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Prawns Pulav just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Prawns Pulav can serve 6 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Prawns Pulav.

Prawns Pulav

Ingredients to make Prawns Pulav

  • 1500 gm clean and deveined prawns
  • 2 and 1/2 glass basmati rice
  • 5 big sized onions, cut in julienne
  • 6 big sized tomatoes
  • 2 tsp chilli paste
  • 3 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 3 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 2 star anise
  • 3 bay leafs
  • 2 black cardamoms
  • 1 stick cinnamon 2"
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 tbsp oil/ghee
  • salt as required
  • Prawn marination ingredients:
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp oil or butter
  • salt to taste
  • To garnish:
  • 3 tbsp fried onion
  • 2 tbsp mint
  • A pinch of saffron
  • 1 tbsp butter or ghee
  • 1 tsp rose or kevra water

How to make Prawns Pulav

  1. Peel the skin of the prawns and devein them. (You could take any size of prawns for this recipe.)
  2. Boil the rice 60 percent % and strain the water. Keep it aside.
  3. Now marinate the prawns with salt, garam masala, garlic paste, lemon juice and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Keep the gas on a low flame, add the oil and saute the cloves, peppercorn, bay leaves, cinnamon and green cardamom.
  5. Next add the chopped onion and green chilies. Saute until the onions become dark brown in color, roughly for about 5 to 7 mins on a low flame. Add ginger-garlic paste to it along with the tomato, dry spices and cook till the raw smell is gone.
  6. Add 2 glasses of water and boil it, as it is boiling add in the rice.
  7. On a high flame, heat oil in another heavy bottomed pan, add the prawns and cook till the prawn color changes.
  8. Next, add the prawns into the rice and mix properly. Garnish on top with fried onion, garam masala, mint and red chilli powder.
  9. Sprinkle saffron, kewra water, butter or ghee on top. Cover with a lid and give dum until it's done.
  10. Cook this on dum for 20 minutes.
  11. Serve it with raita.

Reviews for Prawns Pulav (2)

Zeenath hafeez Shaik2 years ago

Its not a pulav looking biriyani temting

Shalini Dubey2 years ago

what is this? please mention in english!