Prawns Dum Biriyani-Shrimp Dum Biriyani


Prawns Dum Biriyani-Shrimp Dum Biriyani

Tasty biriyani - Prawns Dum Biriyani-Shrimp Dum Biriyani
Prep Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


For preparing rice:

  • 2 1/2 cups Basmathi rice
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 4 nos Cardamom Elakka
  • 4 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 3 nos Cinnamon stick medium size, Karugapatta
  • 1 tbsp Fenugreek seeds Uluva
  • 2 nos Bay leaves Karuga ela
  • Salt As reqd

For garnishing:


  • Rice preparing method: 1)Heat ghee in a vessel and add all the spices given above and sautT it for a minute.
  • After that, add boiled water to it, then add the rice and little salt.
  • When the rice get cooked, drain the water completely from the rice and spread the rice in a tray and allow to cool.
  • Prawns masala preparing method: 1)Marinate the prawns with 1 tbsp chilly powder, pepper powder, turmeric powder, ginger & garlic paste and salt. Keep it for 1-2hrs.
  • Shallow fry the marinated prawns and keep it aside. In the remaining oil, sautT onions & green chillies.
  • When the onion gets dark brown color, add the tomatoes and 1/2 tsp chilly powder if required.
  • After that, add the curd and coconut paste. Mix them well.
  • Add the fried prawns to it and cook for some more time. Then add the garam masala and finely chopped coriander leaves. Give it a good stir. So masala is ready.
  • For Garnishing: 1)Heat oil in a pan, fry the sliced onions till it becomes golden brown. Remove the onion and fry cashew and after that raisins. Keep it aside.
  • How to layer: 1)Take a heavy bottomed vessel or a non stick pan. Apply some ghee to the vessel.
  • First spread some prawns masala in the vessel. Over that add the rice(2 plates), then some cashew & raisins, chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, add 2 drops pineapple essence and finally squeeze lemon juice over it.
  • Again repeat the same step, prawns masala, rice and then the garnishing ingredients. Layering completed.
  • Going to dum: 1)Heat a tava, place the biriyani vessel over that. Reduce to low flame and cook it for 15-20 mins. Our prawns dum biriyani is ready to serve. 2)Serve with raita, pickles and pappad.
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