Prawn Biryani | How to make Prawn Biryani

By Chinu's Kitchen Corner  |  7th Feb 2018  |  
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About Prawn Biryani Recipe

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The delicious and mouthwatering Prawn Biryani is a famous dish of Orissa and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Prawn Biryani is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Prawn Biryani. Chinu's Kitchen Corner shared this Prawn Biryani recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Prawn Biryani. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Prawn Biryani recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

Prawn Biryani

Ingredients to make Prawn Biryani

  • Prawns(medium sized peeled and deveined) - 250 gm
  • Basmati rice - 3 cups
  • potato - 1 medium sized (optional) (Peeled and cut into pieces.then sallow fry it with little oil and keep it aside)
  • turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chili Powder - 1 tbsp
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • cumin Powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam masala Powder - 1/2 tbsp
  • Biryani masala - 2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Fried onion - 2-3 tbsp
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • ghee - 2 tbsp
  • oil
  • cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  • Black pepper corn - 7-8 nobs
  • cloves - 3-4 nobs
  • bay leaf - 1 nob
  • cardamom - 4-5 nobs
  • Black cardamom - 1 nobs
  • star anise -1 nobs
  • Sahi jeera -1/2 tbsp
  • Green chili - 1-2 nobs (sliced)
  • onion sliced - 2 nobs
  • ginger and garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Chopped tomato - 1 cup
  • curd - 3-4 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
  • Chopped mint Leaves - 1 Tbsp
  • salt as per taste
  • saffron water - 1 tbsp
  • Rose water - 1/2 tbsp
  • Kewra water - 1/2 tbsp
  • ginger cut into strips - 1 inch

How to make Prawn Biryani

  1. wash the prawns with water put prawns into a bowl,add little salt,turmeric powder mix well and keep aside to marinate for few minutes.
  2. wash the basamati rice then soak it with water for 1 hour and keep it aside.
  3. Now add 1 tbsp of oil into a pan,once oil is hot add the marinated prawns and sallow fry it with medium flame and remove it into a plate and keep it aside.
  4. Take water into a big vessel for preparing rice,with water add salt, sahi jeera,little biryani masala,lemon juice,1 tbsp of oil,1/2 of the black peppercorn,clove,cardamom,cinnamon,star anise and let the water start boil.
  5. Once the water start boiling then add the soak ed rice and let it cook,don't mix. once it cook 80% then switch off the flame and strain the water nicely and the the Rice in side.
  6. Now we will prepare the gravy,for that add 2-3 tbsp of oil in the pan,once oil is hot then add cumin seeds,black peppercorn,clove, cinnamon, cardamon, Black Cardamom and saute it till fragrant.
  7. Now add the chopped Onions and saute it for few minutes till golden brown,then add the ginger-garlic paste and saute it till the raw smell go out.
  8. Then add the chili powder,cumin powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and mix it nicely.
  9. Then add the chopped tomatoes into the masala and mix it nicely adding with salt.
  10. Then add little water water cook the masala nicely till tomatoes became soft and the masala leaves oil in side.
  11. Now add the Curd into the masala cook it with low flame for 2-3 minutes.
  12. Then add the fried prawns and Potato pieces into the masala and mix well.
  13. Add biryani masala,1 cup of water,if required salt as per taste then let it cook with medium flame for 5 minutes.
  14. Then add 1/2 of the chopped coriander leaves,mint leaves,little fried onions and mix well.
  15. Once Gravy is ready we will set the Biryani for dum. if possible prepare with same pan or you can take big pan as per your requirement.
  16. Spreed cooked rice on top of the prawn gravy nicely,drizzle some saffron water,kewara water,rose water.
  17. Then sprinkle chopped coriander leave and Mint leaves,1/2 tbsp of Biryani masala powder and fried onion and drizzle 2 tbsp of ghee on top also.
  18. Then cover the lid sealed with wheat flout dough and cook on low heat for 25-30 minutes.
  19. Finally after 30 minutes your yummy Prawn Biryani is ready to eat .then garnish with fried onions and mint/coriander leaves and serve hot with some Yogurt/raita.

Reviews for Prawn Biryani (1)

Ruchi Gaur9 months ago

I really want to try this from a long time. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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