Prawn Pulao


This delicious prawn pulao is a tasty delicacy made in the daily households at dinner or lunch time. It is easy to make and is not time consuming. The dish is full of flavors and best for seafood lovers.

  • Medium
  • 6 person(s)
  • 35 Min


    • Prawns, deveined1 kilo
    • Oil4 tablespoons
    • Onions, sliced3
    • Ginger garlic paste1 tablespoon
    • Salt to taste
    • Cumin seeds½ tablespoon
    • Garam masala1 tablespoon
    • Star anise3
    • Cardamom2
    • Black cardamom2
    • Coconut milk powder½ tablespoon
    • Coriander seeds½ teaspoon
    • Cinnamon stick1
    • Deghi red chili powder1 teaspoon
    • Ground turmeric½ teaspoon
    • Green chili4
    • Pepper corn1 teaspoon
    • Cloves1 teaspoon
    • Whole red chili4
    • Chicken powder½ teaspoon
    • Rice, pre soaked½ kilo
    • Wateras needed
    • Green chili2-3
    • Corianderchopped


  • Heat oil in a large pot and sauté sliced onions until golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté it well.
  • Stir in deveined prawns on a semi-high flame.
  • On a low flame, add salt, cumin seeds, garam masala, star anise, cardamom, black cardamom, coconut milk powder, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, deghi red chili powder, and turmeric. Mix well.
  • Add green chili, pepper corns, and cloves. Mix well.
  • Add a whole red chili, chicken powder and stir for two minutes.
  • Cover the lid and cook on low flame for about 8 minutes until the oil has separated.
  • Add pre-soaked rice. Give it a good mix.
  • On a high flame, add water to the rice and cook rice until half of the water has evaporated.
  • Cover the lid and steam rice for about 10 minutes. Then garnish it with coriander and serve.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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