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5/20/2013

Prawns Biryani / Shrimp Biryani /Chemmeen Biryani



Ingredients:-

For Rice:-

Basmati Rice-4 cups
Cinnamon Stick-2 nos
Bay leaf-1 nos
Cloves-3 nos
Cardamom-3 nos
Star anise-1 nos
Salt to taste



For marination :-

Shrimp-1 1/2 lb more or less
Red chilli powder-3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste-2 tsp
Salt to taste

For the Masala:-

Cinnamon stick-1 no
Cardamom -1 no
Cloves01 no
Bay leaves-2 nos
Onions-3 to 4 nos (chopped)
Tomato-2 nos (chopped)
Mint leaves-1/2 cup
Coriander Leaves-1/2 cup
Green Chillies-3 nos
Ginger/garlic paste-2 tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Plain Yogurt-1/2 cup
Coconut milk-1 1/2 cup
Red Chilli powder-2 tsp
Any Biryani Masala-3 tbsp (i used shaan)
Salt to taste
Oil-3 tbsp
Food color red and yellow


Method:-

Marinating and Frying Shrimp:-

Peel the shrimp,wash and squeeze all the water from the shrimp.

Marinate it with the chili powder,turmeric powder,ginger/ga
rlic paste and salt mix well.Keep aside for 1 hour.
Heat oil in a pan add the marinated shrimp for 5 to6 minutes (this is optional,you can either fry the shrimp and add it,or you can directly add it to the gravy) and drain.keep it aside.

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Cooking the Rice :-

Wash and Soak the basmati rice for at-least 30 minutes and drain well


In a big pot bring water to a boil,add all the spices for boiling rice,salt and mix well.


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Add rice and cook for 2 1/2 minutes,one good boil,I.e rice should roll over with boiling water.
Cook till 70% done.Drain the rice and set aside.

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Making Masala /Gravy:-



In a same pan add oil and add all dry whole spices fry for till the aroma comes,add green chillies,mint leaves and coriander leaves fry for 4 minutes .

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Now add the onions to the pan and saute on medium heat till it starts getting brown color add ginger/garlic paste fry for 5 minutes.
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Add the tomatoes ,salt ,turmeric powder mix well.Cook till the tomato get cooked and everything comes together.

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Add red chillies powder and biryani masala fry for 5 minutes.
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Add curd and mix well.Then add coconut milk and when it begins to boil,add the fried shrimps in to that and boil for few minutes.Let the masala turn thick.Check the salt ad spicy .Remove from fire.

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Layering the Biryani:-

Now take a baking dish .Spread a layer of rice in the bottom and the masala on the top.Arrange complete rice and the masala in layer..Food color water.Cover it with an aluminum foil.
You can add fried onions,roasted cashew nuts,coriander leaves and mint leaves in between layers



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Preheat Oven to 350 degrees and bake this for 10 minutes.

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After 10 minutes take out the baking pan once mix everything close the foil.Back again for 20 minutes.

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On stove top arrange it in a vessel,cover it with a lid and keep it on top of a heavy tawa and heat it for 25 to 30 minutes.
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Serve with raita...
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55 comments:

Chitra

looks absolutely delish....

Deepti

wow......can I get a plate from that...loved the addition of coconut milk to it...Very tempting biriyani

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Hamaree Rasoi

Wonderfully delightful and awesome looking biriyani.

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Indrani

I love prawn any way..prawn biriyani looks absolutely mouth watering, nice recipe, DIvya

Jaleela Kamal

super prawn biriyani divya

Plateful

Oh girl, this's tickling my fancy! I'm drooling, drooling, droooling... seriously!!

Prathima Rao

So well explained divya....This looks better than the restaurants too :)
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Kurryleaves

That looks really spicy and flavorful...im drooling here

Babli

Prawb biryani looks spicy, yummy and delicious. Very beautiful presentation.

priya

tempting and spicy

Rumana Rawat

This looks really very yummy:)

CREATIVE MIND

totally yummy post..i always love biryani, you know how popular it is in south Asian countries :)

Suja

Spicy and tempting biryani..yum yum

Luv'n Spoonfuls

This looks SO delicious, and we LOVE biryani. Thank you so much for posting all the photos as they are so helpful...I can't wait to give this a try and the husband will be SO happy to see this on his plate for dinner. YUM!

Torviewtoronto

delicious looking biryani flavourfully done looks wonderful lovely pictures

kaps

Hi ,
Thanks for this recipe. I am waiting for this from long ago .

its very very Delicious !!
and ur presentation is simply awesome !!

i will try this and will send u my experience ..

again thanks a lot .

Jay

I am impressed...save me some dear..:P
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soujanya

Vowww!! Biryani looks grt dear...
From now i will shift my method to urs...:)
biryani adirindi...:)

Swathi

Prawn biriyani looks awesome. Nice

Vidhya

Biriyani looks so tempting.

Madhu

Lovely looking biryani Divya!

Raina

Beautiful dish. It looks so full of flavor and deliciousness. Excellent instruction as always:)

FOODILICIOUS

wow!!..very tempting..first time on your blog..love the step-by-step instructions..very helpful..will keep visiting!!

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Valarmathi Sanjeev

Biriyani looks flavourful and yummy...looks absolutely delicious.

Ambreen

Biryani looks spicy & delicious. Great step by step pics, really tempting :)

Yummy Team

It looks spicy and tempting!

MaryMoh

Wow...this dish must be bursting with great flavours. Love it! Thanks very much for sharing. MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

Malar Gandhi

I simply have no words to describe your hard-work and the resulted lovely meal. Awesome, my friend. wish I lived somewhere close to your house:)

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khushi

its very nice to see that you have taken so much effort to post step by step method....loved the biriyani....specially the color....lovely flavors...glad to follow you :)
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Sushma Mallya

This looks so mouthwatering Divya..will surely try prawn biryani your way :)

Sushma Mallya

This looks so mouthwatering Divya..will surely try prawn biryani your way :)

Treat and Trick

Looks so mouthwatering and thanks for step by step procedures dear...

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Sarah Naveen

oh wow!!! yummy yummy yum!!!! i want this right now..drool!!!

priya

very nice recipe.. well explained.

Sobha Shyam

awesome biriyani, loved the recipe..

Gita Jaishankar

Wow...I am drooling here...looks absolutely delicious dear :)

Mehjabeen Arif

WOW.. I could just smell the flavors here.. Looks absolutely inviting ..

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Priya

Today i made similar biryani..Nice pics..Luv the shrimp biryani ever..

Vandana Rajesh

wow this looks so tempting..can't wait to try it. Nice step by step recipe..boookmarked. Me too having a shrimp recipe post currently:)

Umm Mymoonah

I love your version of Prawn Briyani, looks too good.

Suhaina

Divya dear...Its long time since I ever commented in ur blog... U r a very versatile cook I must say.... I really appreciate ur hard work..love the prawn biriyani. lOOKS VERY VERY TEMPTING....

Suhaina

I made ur badusha with some slight changes and we all loved it very very much.... Thanks for the easy recipe.

Reshmi Mahesh

Delicious tempting biryani...

Vijitha

Wow, I am drooling over the briyani. Pass me a plate please Divya.

Malli

Divya
A total Knockout Chemmeen Biryani!! so tempting I would love a plate:)

Mahi

Looks absolutely Spicy! ;)

You got amazing patience in taking the pictures and putting it in the blog divya! :)

Vaishali

My god Divya, although I don't eat prawns, I must say this looks totally professional.

khushi

hey divya do visit the ongoing event and send us some beautiful recipes of yours :)
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Priya Magesh

wow excellent divya. really gonna do tomorrow. nice color.....

Sharmilee! :)

Abolsutely delicious n luved the stepwise very much

Shella

I am a total prawn fan n I love your recipes here

Sangeetha Priya

delicious n eys catching preparation dear...

Nilu A

Wow! Lovely and satisfying recipe Divya :-)

priyadharshini

Hi Divya ..I tried out this Biriyani and it was a super hit..Thanks for this delicious recipe...Kudos..

priyadharshini

Hi Divya ..I tried out this Biriyani and it was a super hit..Thanks for this delicious recipe...Kudos..

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