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The Perfect Weekend Feast: Easy Prawn Biryani Recipe for a Crowd!

Prawn Biryani

Today, I am sharing the famous Prawn biryani recipe. I love biryani so much that’s why I am always developing them to perfection. This Prawn biryani recipe is a delight. Everyone love a good chilli prawn dish and this one doesn’t disappoint. Make any occasion even more special by serving this delicious one-dish meal. Well, it’s sure a treat for all seafood lovers. Lets start cooking this prawn biryani special. Check it out the Prawn Biryani recipe here!!

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[one_fourth]Prep Time:30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 45 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 3[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Medium[/one_fourth_last]


  • 600 gm prawns, shelled
  • 300 gm basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup Sliced onion
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 50 ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Whole garam masala
  • Salt to taste

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Step 1

Pick, wash and soak rice for about 20 minutes. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2

Shell, De-vein and wash the prawns.

Step 3

Heat Ghee or oil in a thick-bottomed pan.

Step 4

Add bay leaves and Whole Garam Masala Let it crackle.

Step 5

Add sliced onion, saute for 5 minutes or until the onion turns pink.

Step 6

Add water, turmeric powder, lemon juice and green chillies slit into two.

Step 7

Bring it to boil and add rice. Cook for a minute and add prawns and coconut milk.

Step 8

Season with salt. Stir lightly.

Step 9

Stir till rice absorbs all the water and then cover it with a lid and cook it on a slow fire till rice and prawns are fully cooked. Prawn Biryani is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with salad, and mint raita.

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