Thursday, August 1, 2013

Prawn Pulao

Whenever my mother finds some recipes that appeal to her in the newspapers it is time for us to try them out. This prawn pulao recipe is from the Times of India (Goan edition). It's basically the same recipe but we just reduced the quantity of prawns they had mentioned. My sis made it and turned out really good!!

Prawn Pulao

 cup rice
1 cup prawns, cleaned and deveined
2 tbspns ghee
5 bay leaves
2 white cardamoms
2 black cardamoms
6 cloves
1” stick of cinnamon
6 pepper corns
1 onion, sliced
½ tspn turmeric powder
1 tspn lemon juice
2 green chillies chopped fine
3½ tbspns coconut milk
Salt to taste
corriander leaves
1 tbspn grated coconut

  • Soak rice for 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in thick bottomed pan.
  • Add bay leaves, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and pepper corns.
  • When it crackles add onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Add 3 cups water, lemon, turmeric powder and green chillies.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add rice.
  • After a minute, add prawns, coconut milk and salt.
  • Stir, cover and cook on low flame for 20 minutes or till done
    How to make prawn pulao
  • Remove bay leaves.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut and serve.
    Prawn pulao recipe

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