Prawns Briyani

This briyani is so easy to make.We all like to have briyani on spl days.I made it for my son's birthday.Try it out.

  • Prawns- 1\4 kg
  • Basmathi rice- 2 cup
  • Water-3 1\2 cup
  • ghee+ oil-2 tsp
  • Ga ram masala- 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powdr-1\2 tso
  • pepper powder-1\2 tsp
  • onion-2
  • tomato-1
  • curd/yogurt-1\4 cup
  • .salt to taste
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf,elachi,cloves,cinammon-each a piece or two

To grind:
green chilli-1
coriander leaves- handful
mint(pudina leaves)-handful

prawn biryani


1.Clean prawns well.Wash rice &soak in water for 1\2 hr.Cut onion& tomato.Grind the ingredients under " to grind".

2.In a heavy bottom pan heat oil& ghee and bay leaf,elachi,cinammon,cloves followed by onions& saute well till the onion become transculent.

3.Then add ginger garlic paste.saute for while,then add tomato & ground paste.
4.Add in curd followed by cleaned prawns and all spice powder.Saute for some time.Check for salt & spices.

6.Then add water and close with the pan.when water begin  add rice,close &keep in low flame.

7.When it is 3\4th cooked ,remove from flame.Keep a dosa tawa on direct flame&keep the briyani pan over it.

8.In about 10-15 mins it will be ready.

Serve with any raitha or salad.

1.If u want more spicy u can split chilli and add while sauteing.

2.You can roast cashew in ghee & add.I didn't do here.