Monday, September 8, 2014

Shrimp /Prawn Biryani

Hai friends today i am coming with nice biryani "Shrimp/Prawn Biryani".This is very simple and easy to prepare.I really enjoy the any biryani's.We can prepare these biryani's in various methods today i am going to share the one.Ok lets go to the recipe


Prawns/Shrimp-1 lb
Basmathi Rice-2 cups
Green chillies-6(use acc to ur taste)
Few curry leaves
Oil-2 tsp
Turmeric little
Shah Jeera-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curd/Yogurt-1/2 cup
Coriander/Kottimeera -Handsful
Pudina/mint-hands ful
Water-2 cups

To marinate:

Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp(Use Acc to ur taste)
Turmeric-1/4th tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves (chopped)-few
Lemon juice-1 tsp

Masala/Spices to grind:

Elachi-4 to 5
Cinnamon stick-small
Bay leaves-2 to 3
Peppercorns-6 to 7
Dhaniya/Coriander seeds-1 tsp


First soak the basmathi rice in water for atleast 30 minutes.

Prawns/Shrimp to marinate:
Remove the skin of the prawns and clean well the prawns and keep it aside.

Take prawns in a bowl and add all the ingredients listed below in the marinate.

Mix it well and keep it aside for 30 minutes or more time.

Spices to grind:
First dry roast the spices and make it cool.

Then blend to coarsly to get extra flavour.


Place the wide pan and heat it.

To this add the oil and make it heat.Add the shahjeera and make it pop.

Add the onions and fry it until it turns light golden brown.

Now add the green chillies and curry leaves to get taste and flavour.

Add the marinated shrimp and fry for 5 minutes or until it get cooked.

When the shrimp get cooked add the grinded spices and mix it well.

Add the mint to the cooked shrimp mix it well.

Then add the yogurt, water and salt.Make it boil.

When it starts to boil then add the rice mix it well.

Cover it and cook the biryani for 10 to 15 minutes.

When the biryani is getting cooked sprinkle some fried onions cover it again and cook for 2 minutes.

Now the biryani is done.Serve it hot with raita.

Hope u enjoyed the recipe.


  1. Yummy prawn biriyani... I love prawn dishes.

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