Malabar Prawn Biryani Recipe

Malabar Prawn Biryani is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with succulent prawns, fragrant spices, and basmati rice. This traditional South Indian biryani is known for its rich and spicy flavors, with the prawns adding a delicious seafood twist. The rice is cooked with a blend of spices, onions, tomatoes, and prawns, resulting in a mouthwatering dish that is perfect for special occasions or a hearty meal.

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Ingredients for Malabar Prawn Biryani Recipe

  • 125 gram Prawns, Cleaned And Deveined
  • 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 cup Chopped Mint Leaves
  • 0.13 cup Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 0.06 cup Fried Onions
  • 0.06 cup Saffron Milk
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Cooking

Directions: Malabar Prawn Biryani Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Marinate the prawns with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a large pan and sauté onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, and tomatoes. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 4.Add the marinated prawns and cook until they are pink and cooked through.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pot, cook the basmati rice until it is 70% cooked. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 6.Layer the cooked prawns and rice in a large pot, starting with a layer of rice at the bottom.
  • STEP 7.Sprinkle saffron milk, fried onions, and chopped mint and coriander leaves over the layers.
  • STEP 8.Cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid and cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes.
  • STEP 9.Once cooked, gently fluff the rice with a fork and serve hot with raita or a side salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to marinate the prawns for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to penetrate.
  • Soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes before cooking to ensure fluffy and separate grains.
  • You can add a few drops of rose water or kewra water for a fragrant touch to the biryani.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover biryani can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the biryani in a microwave or on the stovetop, adding a splash of water to prevent drying.
  • Serve the Malabar Prawn Biryani hot with raita, pickle, or a side salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
723
calories per serving
8 g Fat34 g Protein124 g Carbs17 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Carbs
    124g
  • Fiber
    17g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    124g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Fiber
    17g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    279mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    1008mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    271mg
  • Vitamin B9
    2439mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    49mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    188mg
  • Manganese
    12mg
  • Phosphorus
    458mg
  • Selenium
    25mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp