Prawn Majboos


250 gm prawns, cleaned
1 cup basmati rice
1 tsp pepper powder
pinch of turmeric powder
1 onion, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 cloves
2 cinnamon
1 cardamom
1 dried black lemon
coriander leaves
1 tbsp ghee


  1. Grind 4-5 cleaned prawns to a paste and keep it aside.
  2. Marinate remaining cleaned prawns with chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt for 10 minutes and fry it in the hot oil and keep it aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add chopped onions and saute well.
  4. Add chopped tomato and saute. Then add cloves, cinnamon, cardamon and pepper powder and mix well.
  5. Add 1 cup drained basmati rice, 1 1/2 cup water, ground prawns,dried lemon and salt and mix well. 
  6. Cover and cook for 1 whistle. Transfer to a serving plate and add fried prawns on top…Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot…
Recipe Source: Asianet Cookery Show


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