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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Prawn Pulao

Prawn Pulao


Ingredients: Quantity
De veined Prawn 750 gms
Basmati Rice 3 Cups
Large Onions 2 nos
Tomatoes 2 nos
Ginger-Garlic paste 2 tbsp
Mint & Coriander Chopped 1/4 cup
Coriander Chopped 1/4 cup + some for Garnish
Green Chilies Slit 3 nos
Red Chilly Powder 2 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
Yogurt 1/2 Cup
Coconut Milk 1 1/2 cups
Bay leaf 1 nos
Cinnamon Stick 1 nos
Cloves 2-3 nos
Lemon Half


Preparation:
1) Soak the rice for 30 mins. Heat oil in a sauce pan and add the whole garam masala and the chopped mint coriander leaves and fry for 2 mins.
2) Then add the onions and fry till light golden brown, and then add the ginger garlic paste and slit green chillies and turmeric.
3) Add the tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes soften. Add the red chili powder and saute for a min.
4) Add the prawns and saute for 2 more mins.
5) Add the coconut milk and the yogurt and the garam masala and simmer for few mins.
6) Add the rice to it and mix it lightly and then add 2 1/2 cup of warm water. Adjust salt and sprinkle some garam masala and squeeze in the lime juice.
7) Close it and cook 12 - 15 mins or pressure cook, simmer it for 2 whistles.
8) Garnish it with the coriander leaves and serve with raitha or a fish curry.

Note: Pulao served with masala raitha.
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