Prawns Dum Biriyani

prawns dum biriyani

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This delightful signature rice dish is cooked with prawns in a airtight vessel so as to absorb the yummy flavour of the prawns and spices. hmm.. So Yummy!! So Prawny!!

Servings: 4 Persons


Basmati Rice (4cups)
Prawns (1kg Cleaned)
Onion (4nos – Chopped)
Tomato (3nos – Chopped)
Green Chilly (Slit 6nos)
Cinnamon (5nos)
Cloves (5nos)
Cardamom (6nos)
Bay leaf (4nos)
Ginger Garlic paste (6tsp)
Turmeric Powder (1tsp)
Chilly Powder (3tsp)
Coriander Powder (1tsp)
Mint leaves (10sprigs)
Coriander leaves (4sprigs)
Salt (to taste)
Oil ½ cup
Ghee ½ cup


In a thick bottomed pan, heat oil, add Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Bay leaves, Chillies and Onion. Stir till onion becomes golden brown color in low flame.

Add Curry leaves, mint leaves, prawns, ginger garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, Chilly powder, coriander powder and stir for a while.

Now add 5cups of water, coriander leaves and salt (if required, for taste). Let it boil.

In the mean time, wash the rice and keep aside.

Using electric cooker: Pour the prawns gravy and spread the rice. Add Ghee after 15 minutes.

Dum Biriyani Style: Heat a thick vessel/ Pressure Cooker, Pour the prawns gravy and spread the rice, in low flame, change the position of the cooker every 3 minutes. Add Ghee after 15 minutes.


Dole out your folks, Yummy Dum Biriyani with Onion Raitha, Brinjal Curry and/or Spicy Biriyani Chutney

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