Kerala Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani

Easy to cook Prawns Biriyani

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Kerala Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Biryani

Easy to cook Prawns Biriyani

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

By Raji Gopan

Published On: 05 Mar 2009

Rating: 4
30 Votes, 7 Reviews
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45 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For Masala:
1)Mix prawns with chilli and turmeric powders along with salt.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and fry prawns (dont not make it crispy), Keep aside.

Step 3

In the same oil saute onions till transparent.

Step 4

Add ground green chilli,garlic and ginger paste and saute well.

Step 5

Add coriander powder n garam masala powder and saute well.

Step 6

Add pudina and coriander leaves along with lime water and saute for few minutes.

Step 7

Add fried prawns and mix well.

Step 8

Add 1/4 cup of water and saute till water disappears and you get a thick gravy, keep aside.

Step 9

For Rice:
1)Wash and drain rice.

Step 10

In a pressure cooker pour ghee and heat.

Step 11

Put cinnamon and cloves fry.

Step 12

Add rice and saute for 2 minutes or so.

Step 13

Add 3 cups of water along with salt and cover the lid of cooker put whistle.Cook in a medium flame.Turn off aft one whistle.

Step 14

When done open lid and add rosewater and mix well.

Step 15

In a serving dish put half of the cooked rice. Then put prawns masala and then again the rest of rice on top.

Step 16

Garnish with roasted cashew nuts and raisins n spring onions.

Step 17

:- Serve hot with Salad and Pickle.

slipa gopi

Wow this is great thanks a lot raji...simple dish which can be a great enjoyment for family especially for a poor cook like me..

lavanya reeju

Great, we loved it....will try it again...thank you


I chose this one coz ingredients and method seems to be simple and economic. Even though i tried prawns biriyani for the first tasted gud...both me and my husband really enjoyed it..thanks a lot..try to add more of ur recipes....

karthika venu

really great recipe.thank you.keep posting your recipes

nithya gopal

lovely thanks a lot raji


thanx my family enjoyed it

Remya vasudevan

SUPERB! really really thanks

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