Go Back
+ servings

Prawn Biryani Recipe | Shrimp Biryani Recipe

Prawn biryani with step by step pictures. Spicy prawn dum biryani made with rice, masala prawns layered and cooked on dum.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Oil - 2 tblspn
  • Ghee - 2 tblspn
  • Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
  • Tomato - 1 large sliced
  • Green Chilli - 2 slit
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
  • Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
  • Coriander Powder / Malli Podi -1.5 tblspn
  • Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
  • Curd / Yogurt - 3 tblspn
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves - ¼ cup finely chopped
  • Mint Leaves - ¼ cup finely chopped
  • Saffron a pinch
  • Warm Milk - 4 tblspn
  • For Marinating Prawns:
  • Prawns - 20 medium size
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins. Drain and set aside.
  • Start by cooking rice, bring lots of water to a boil, add salt to it and when it reached a rolling boil, add in rice and cook for 7 to 8 mins till the rice is 95 percent cooked. Drain and set aside.
  • Mix the prawns with the marination and set aside.
  • Heat ghee and oil in a pot in which you are going to make biryani.
  • Add in the prawns and cook on high heat for 2 mins. Remove it and set aside.
  • In the same oil add in onions, chillies and saute till golden.
  • Now remove half of the fried onions to a plate and set aside.
  • In the remaining fried onions, add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
  • Add in spice powders and mix well.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add in curd, salt, half of the coriander and mint leaves. Mix well. Cook till raw smell leaves away.
  • Add in the prawns and toss well in the masala.
  • Soak saffron in warm milk and set aside.
  • Now layer the cooked rice, fried onions, coriander and mint leave and the saffron milk.
  • Cover with a tight lid and put the pot on very low heat for 10 mins.
  • Open and fluff lightly. Serve hot.

Video

Tried this recipe?Mention @yummytummyaarthi or tag #yummytummyaarthi!