Sunday, 7 June 2015

Spicy Prawn and Peas Pulao


Inspired from Sanjeev Kapoors pulao recipe...but well,I added some madness from my side too ...

Its a rich n spicy pulao.I served it with raita...but it was so moist that I had it with just plain achar....yummmm

Prawns 1/2_kg washed,drained and marinated with a little turmeric and salt.
2 cups basmati rice
Two medium onions chopped
One cup of coconut milk and three cups water (to make the 4 cups of liq for 2 cups if rice)
Half cup of peas
One tsp jeera

To grind
5 dried red chilly
1 inch pc of cinnamon
2 cardamom
2 to 4 cloves
3 to 4 cloves of garlic
A fist full each,of coriander leaves and mint leaves .
A few tbsp of water to grind to a smooth paste

In a cooker,heat oil.Add a tsp of jeera.when it splutters add the chopped onions.Saute till golden brown.Add the prawns,the ground masala ,peas and the rice.
Saute well.
Add the coconut milk and water,salt to taste.
Mix well and pressure cook it for 2 whistles .
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with a wedge of lime and a good raita.

My weekend lunch ...done












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