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.

Keema Biryani Recipe
If you are a fan of keema, then you would surely like this biryani recipe. Made with basmati rice, minced mutton, yoghurt and a melange of whole spices, this biryani recipe is to die for! This wonderful main dish recipe can be prepared on special occasions to treat your loved ones. This biryani recipe has been exclusively made by Sana Khan, who is a homemaker who has a flair for cooking. With her children grown up and having become wiser and independent, she was left with ample time at her disposal. It was at this point that she decided to follow her passion for cooking. She has started her venture ‘Mughlai Magic’ that makes traditional Delhi food and heirloom recipes available to all the food lovers across

How to make Keema Biryani

  • Step 1 Boil water in a pan

    Heat oil in a pan with a thick bottom and simultaneously boil approximately 2 litres of water in a vessel.

  • Step 2 Saute onions with whole spices and then cook keema in it

    Add onions to the oil, saute till translucent, gradually add cumin seeds, peppercorns, green cardamom, cloves and ginger-garlic paste and 2 tsp of chilli powder. Saute for 2 minutes, add minced meat, curd and salt to taste. Continue to saute till all the water gets soaked up and keema is 3/4 portion down.

  • Step 3 Boil rice with whole spices

    Once the water starts to boil, add bay leaves, green cardamom, star anise, and salt to taste. Then add washed rice, when rice is 60 per cent done, drain the water using the sieve.

  • Step 4 Spread the cooked keema on rice layer with fried onions, cook for 15-20 minutes and the Keema Biryani is ready

    Spread a layer of half of the rice in a big vessel. Put keema, some coriander and mint leaves, some masala and green chilli achar on top. Add the remaining rice to the top, add a little desi ghee and brown onions on top for the amazing fragrance, cover it with a lid and let it cook for 20 minutes on low flame. Serve with cucumber raita and enjoy.

Mutton Goli Biryani Recipe

Mutton Goli Biryani or as you may call it Goli Bhaat is a popular Maharashtrian mutton biryani dish that is prepared by layering up biryani and mutton pieces. Mutton pieces are minced into meatballs and then added to the rice. The aroma of the spices added to the biryani is what makes it so appetizing and flavorful. If you’re going to host an Eid party, this recipe should be on your menu. It’s perfect for a feast and will leave your guests stunned by its taste. Do try making this delectable biryani at your home and let us know if it really made your day.

How to make Mutton Goli Biryani

  • Step 1 Form meat balls

    In a bowl, add minced meat, ginger paste, garlic paste, beaten egg, breadcrumbs, 2 tbsp cornflour, salt, and pepper. Mix everything well. Form small meatballs and freeze them for an hour. Now make a cornflour slurry by mixing some water with 2 tbsp cornflour. Dip each meatball in the cornflour slurry to coat them well. Once done, fry the meatballs in the oil until crispy and keep them aside. Meanwhile, soak saffron in milk.

  • Step 2 Prepare the rice

    Now, heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add black cumin, cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon. Stir to mix well and then add rice. Season it with salt and add 4 cups of water. Let it come to a boil. Once it comes to a boil, lower the gas flame and then let the rice cook for about 10 mins. Switch off the gas flame.

  • Step 3 Layer the rice

    In another pan, add half of the meatballs followed by half of the rice. Pour half of the soaked saffron milk and half of the deep-fried onions on top of it to form a layer. Once done, add the other half of the meatballs followed by the leftover rice. Finally, add the rest of the soaked saffron and onions. Cover the pan and let it cook for 10 mins.

  • Step 4 Your Mutton Goli Biryani is ready to serve

    You can further seal the non-stick pan with some dough and keep it on low heat for an hour or serve immediately. Your delicious Mutton Goli Biryani is ready. Enjoy the meal.