Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Era Biryani - Prawn Biryani

1.Basmati Rice - 3 cups
2.Prawns - 500gms
3.Onion - 4
4.Tomato - 3
5.Ginger  - 1 1/2 inch piece
6.Garlic - 6 cloves
7. Green chilly - 2
8. Chilly powder+coriander powder -2tsp
9. Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
10.Juice of 1/2 a lemon
11.Oil -1/2 cup
12.Mint + coriander leaves - 2tbsp
13.Ghee -1tsp
14.Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon- 2 each
15.Bay leaf -1

1. In a thick bottomed vessel, heat oil and add the whole spices. When they crackle add thinly sliced onions, saute' till they are light golden colour, add chopped tomatoes, stir till they are cooked. Grind ginger garlic and green chilly to a paste and add to the tomatoes, stir and add turmeric powder, red chilly+coriander powder, salt and mix well. Add the prawns and cook. Once the prawns are cooked add 6 cups of water and bring it to a boil, add washed and soaked basmatic rice, lemon juice, finely chopped mint and coriander leaves and a tsp of ghee. Cover and cook for 10 minutes on low heat. Serve hot.

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