Prawn Pulao Recipe

A perfect lunch recipe for all the sea food lover, Prawn Pulao will have you licking your fingers once you try it. An exotic preparation of prawns in basmati rice cooked in an array of spices, this recipe will set a standard that is tough to break. Prepare this enticing Bengali recipe for any occasion and add five stars to any celebrations. Add this to the menu of your kitty party and pot lucks and put all your friends and family in awe of your culinary skills. Follow this step by step recipe and enjoy your own homemade prawn pulao with the side of raita and curry and of course the company of your loved ones.

How to make Prawn Pulao

  • Step 1 Soak the rice and marinate the prawns

    To start making this lip-smacking recipe, first wash and soak basmati rice in water for an hour. Meanwhile, marinate the prawns in salt, turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, raisins, mace powder and bay leaves.

  • Step 2 Saute all the spices with onions

    Next, in a kadhai add ghee. When it is hot enough add bay leaves and garam masala. Add onions in the oil and fry till they turn brown. Add ginger garlic paste to this mix and fry for another 5 minutes.

  • Step 3 Add prawns and rice in the mix

    Add prawns and cook for 5 mins. Then, add water and soaked rice to it. Add salt, sugar, cashew, nutmeg powder. Lower the flame and cook well till all water absorbs.

    Step 4 Top with ghee and kewra water and serve hot.

    Add some ghee and kewra water. Serve hot.