Saturday, June 13, 2009

Prawns Pulao


1. Rice 2 cups

2. Prawns 15-20 nos

3. Onion 1 large

4. Yogurt 1 cup

5. Green chillies 8-10

6. Cumin seeds 2 tbsp

7. Garlic 2 cloves

8. Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp

9. Tomato 1 large

10. Black Peppercorns 10-12

11. Cloves 4

12. Green Cardamoms 4

13. Black Cardamoms 2

14. Bay leaves 3

15. Cinnamon sticks 2-3

16. Salt

17. Oil 5 tbsp

18. Potato 1

19. Green Coriander finely chopped 1/2 cup


1. Finely slice the onions

2. In a blender add yogurt, green chillies, garlic cloves, and 1 tbsp cumin seeds and blend into a fine puree

3. Add oil in a pot and and fry onions till translucent

4. Then add cloves, green cardamoms, black cardamoms, cinnamon sticks, black peppers, bay leaves, and 1 tbsp cumin seeds

5. Now add the yogurt puree, ginger garlic paste and saute on medium flame till oil floats on top

6. Add the prawns and potatoes and cook for 5 mins, now add the roughly chopped tomato and saute it for 5 mins( u dont have to cook it too much )

7. Add rice, salt, and green coriander, sautee for a few minutes and then add water accordingly

8.Cook on high flame till there is only a little water left in the pot, cover pot tightly and cook on dum.

9. Serve hot with any salid or raita of your choice


  1. Hi! Wish to try the prawns pulao recipe in the near future.

  2. Sure,,, do try it and lemme know that
    And thank you so much for the appreciation