Prawn Briyani

Prawn Briyani

Prawn Briyani


Prawns-500 gms

Basmati Rice-500 gms

Salt to taste



For the Tempering / Tadka:




Bay leaves-2


For the Sauté:

Onions-2 medium

Green chillies-2 medium

Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste

Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Tomatoes- 2 medium (make it puree)


Spices Used:

Turmeric – 1/2tsp

Cumin powder-1/2tsp

Chilli powder-1tsp

Coriander powder-2tsp

Garam masala-1/2 tsp



Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

Preparation method:

  • Cook the rice separately.
  • Heat oil in a pan, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and bay leaves.
  • Add Chopped onions and green chillies and sauté it
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it.
  • Add tomato puree and the spices with the salt
  • When the oil floats at the top, add the prawns and mix it well
  • Cover it and cook it For the 8 mins in a low flame.
  • Take the electric cooker, add the cooked rice as a layer and add the prawn masala on the top as a layer, garnish it with coriander leaves .repeat it For the 3 times.
  • Sprinkle orange colour diluted water at the top and cooks it For the 4 mins.
  • Garnish with Fresh coriander and serve it hot with raita