Kerala Prawn Pulav


Kerala Prawn Pulav

Tasty prawn Pulav for Biriyani lovers
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For Masala:-

For Pulav:-

  • 2 cups Basmathi rice
  • 4 cups Hot water
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • Yellow color (optional)


  • To make Prawn Masala:- 1)Pour oil in a Pressure cooker.
  • Add cloves, cardamom & onion saute until the onions become light brown color.
  • Add all other ingredients except coriander leaves.
  • :- No need to add water.
  • Cover the lid & cook for 5 mins on low heat.
  • When it becomes ready, add coriander leaves.
  • To Make Rice:- 1)Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai.
  • Add rice and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add hot water and salt.
  • Cover the lid & cook on low flame.
  • For Presentation:- 1)In a plate, make a rice layer followed by a layer of prawn masala .
  • Repeat the same to make for one more layer.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot.
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Response (1)
  1. l
    liaajith June 24, 2008

    superb recipe.if you just make a paste of garlic,ginger and tomato instead and add the fried prawns to will make an excellent gravy .and make alayer of this prawns curry in between the thin layer of rice .lastly sprinkle chopped pudhina and coriander leaves,fried cashew and raisins.bake for 15 minutes.serve will never forget the feel you get.good luck.

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