PRAWN & MINT PULAO

PRAWN & MINT PULAO

Its raining outside, after a week of almost summer heat…felt like an aromatic spicy dish, what better than the Prawn Mint Pulao, which is quick & easy & satisfying too.The mint & the spices bring out the aroma in the appetizing Prawn Pulav. Enjoy.

Prawn & Mint Pulao
Prawn & Mint Pulao
PRAWN  & MINT PULAO

PRAWN & MINT PULAO

Recipe by Maya Shetty
Course: FOOD, PRAWNS/SHRIMP/LOBSTER, SEA FOOD BIRYANI, SEA FOOD DISHES, SEAFOOD
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Servings

servings
Prep time

minutes
Cooking time

minutes
Calories

kcal
Total time

minutes

Ingredients

  • 20 medium /large ones Prawns

  • 2 cups Basmathi rice

  • Mint leaves– a bunch/5 twigs

  • 2 Onions-(medium size)

  • 2 tsp Oil

  • 1 tsp Ghee-(optional)

  • 1 ″ Cinnamon

  • 3 Cardamom

  • 1 Bay leaf

  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder

  • 2 cups Coconut milk

  • Salt- to taste

  • To Grind:
  • 5 Green chillies

  • 3 tsp Coconut shredded

  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste

  • Mint leaves

Directions

  • Clean the rice & soak it in water for 10 minutes, drain water & set aside.
  • In a wok, heat oil & ghee ,when its warm add the cloves, cinnamon, cardamom & bay leaves.When they splutter add the finely sliced Onions & saute it for a few minutes.
  • Add Turmeric powder, garam masala powder & the cleaned prawns to the above Onion mix & saute it for a while till prawns turn soft, now add the ground paste with little water to the prawn mix & allow it to cook for 10 minutes with lid closed after adding salt to taste.
  • Finally add the rice to the above mix, making sure all the ingredients are blended in with the rice.
  • Add 2-3 cups of coconut milk to the rice & pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Serve hot with Raitha.

Some of the links to my published blog post recipes using mint leaves are listed below for your interest :

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