Ultimate Way to Cook Perfect Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook

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  • Oct 26, 2020

Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook. Prawn biryani is also known as Shrimp biryani or Jhinga biryani. It is a delicious combination of prawn, basmati rice, herbs & aromatic spices. Shrimp biryani can be made quickly for lunch or dinner.

Shrimp/Prawn Biryani  #mycookbook Biryani is a delicious dish made by cooking fragrant basmati rice with meat, yogurt, spices & herbs. Chicken biryani & mutton biryani are the much popular versions loved by biryani lovers. Prawn biryani is simply another variation made on the same lines just by replacing chicken & mutton with prawns or. You can make Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook using 35 ingredients and 25 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook

  1. It’s of For Marination:.
  2. You need 400 g of prawns.
  3. Prepare 1 teaspoon of lime juice.
  4. It’s 1 teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste.
  5. You need 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  6. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of red chilli powder.
  7. You need 1 teaspoon of coriander powder.
  8. You need 1 pinch of salt.
  9. It’s of For Gravy:.
  10. You need 1 inch of piece of cinnamon stick.
  11. It’s 3-4 of cloves.
  12. It’s 1 of bay leaf.
  13. It’s 1 of star spice.
  14. You need 1/2 of onion finely chopped.
  15. It’s 1 of small – medium sized tomato.
  16. Prepare 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves.
  17. It’s 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  18. You need 1/2 teaspoon of red chilli powder.
  19. You need 1 teaspoon of coriander powder.
  20. It’s of Salt as per taste.
  21. You need 1 cup of water.
  22. You need 3 tablespoons of cooking oil.
  23. It’s of For the rice.
  24. You need 1 1/2 cups of basmati rice.
  25. It’s 3 cups of water.
  26. It’s 1 inch of cinnamon stick.
  27. Prepare 2-3 of cloves.
  28. Prepare 1 of bay leaf.
  29. You need 1 of star spice.
  30. Prepare 1 tablespoon of oil.
  31. You need of Salt as per taste.
  32. It’s of For Garnishing:.
  33. You need 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves.
  34. It’s of sliced Caramelised onion.
  35. It’s of Green and yellow food colour(optional).

Prawn biryani aka shrimp biryani is popular as jheenga or jhinga biryani in India. Spicy shrimp masala layered with crisp fried onions and fragrant basmati rice, slow cooked to perfection, divine! The taste of this prawn biryani will linger on your taste buds so much so that it will straight away enter in your weekly menu list. Serve this delicious biryani with any favourite raita of your.

Shrimp/Prawn Biryani #mycookbook step by step

  1. Peel,devein and wash the shrimp..
  2. Marinate the shrimp with all ingredients mentioned above under ‘marination’..
  3. Cover/wrap it with cling wrap and place it in the fridge..
  4. Soak 1 1/2 cups of basmati rice for about 20-30 minutes..
  5. Chop the tomato roughly and blend it into a fine paste. I added little bit of cilantro leaves which is totally optional..
  6. Cut 1 big onion into half. Chop half of it finely. And chop the other half into thin slices..
  7. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and sauté the sliced onions till they get caramelised. Do not over brown them..
  8. Remove the caramelised onion and keep them aside for garnishing..
  9. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a deep wok and add the whole spices mentioned under ‘the rice’.
  10. Add 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  11. Add in the soaked and drained rice and cook till the water gets absorbed and the rice gets cooked..
  12. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in the same pan used for sautéing the onion slices, and add the whole spices mentioned under ‘gravy’.
  13. Add in the finely chopped onions and sauté it well..
  14. Add in the tomato paste and mix well..
  15. Add in the powder spices, salt and a tablespoon of chopped cilantro leaves and mix well..
  16. Add in a cup of water and bring it to a boil.
  17. Add in the marinated prawns and mix well..
  18. Cover and cook till the prawns get cooked and the gravy thickens..
  19. Garnish with cilantro leaves and keep aside..
  20. In a serving dish, add a layer of the cooked rice..
  21. Put some gravy on the rice..
  22. Garnish with cilantro leaves, caramelised onions and food colour drops..
  23. Again place a layer of rice and repeat the same process till your dish is filled up and the rice, gravy and garnishing items are all over..
  24. Serve hot wit a spoon full of plain yogurt as a side dish..
  25. Enjoy 😉👍🏻.

Remove the prawns from the curry and set aside. Stir the rice, water, and chicken bouillon into the curry and mix well. Discard cinnamon stick, cloves, and cardamom. Meanwhile you can prepare basmati rice for biryani. Meanwhile, grind grated coconut and coriander leaves into a smooth paste.