Prawn Majboos

Usually i make chicken majboos, so this time it was prawns as main ingredient. It was awesome , rice and prawns cooked in a pot with authentic masalas and the slight tangy taste of dried lemon , delicious . Marinated prawns are shallow fried in oil Mox with the rice finally.Some crushed prawns are cooked with rice and the gravy of onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spice powders that ended up in a rich flavoured spicy yummy moist biriyani like, arabic majboos. Serve it for lunch or dinner with fresh veg salad

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Prawn Majboos

Usually i make chicken majboos, so this time it was prawns as main ingredient. It was awesome , rice and prawns cooked in a pot with authentic masalas and the slight tangy taste of dried lemon , delicious . Marinated prawns are shallow fried in oil Mox with the rice finally.Some crushed prawns are cooked with rice and the gravy of onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spice powders that ended up in a rich flavoured spicy yummy moist biriyani like, arabic majboos. Serve it for lunch or dinner with fresh veg salad

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Adeela Shamnas

Published On: 30 Jul 2018

Rating: 4
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40 Minutes
Served : 6
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Ingredients

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Step 1 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 1

Marinate the cleaned prawns with red chili powder, a pinch of turmeric powder and salt. Heat 2 tbspboil in a pan and fry the prawns just till done. Keep it aside.

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Step 2 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 2

Heat oil in a bottom thick vessel and add crushed ginger garlic and sliced onion.Saute till soft and light brown in colour.

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Step 3 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 3

Add sliced tomato and green chilly,saute for 4-5 minutes in medium flame

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Step 4 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 4

Add black pepper powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt and saute till the raw smell disappear.
Crush half of the fried prawns and mix it.

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Step 5 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 5

Pour enough water and bring it to boil

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Step 6 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 6

Add rice and ghee.cook covered till the water in it dried out.put the flame on medium.

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Step 7 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 7

When the rice is ready,Add fried prawns and chopped coriander leaves on top and combine slowly.Remove it from the flame.

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Step 8 Prawn Majboos Recipe

Step 8

Hot and delicious Prawn Majboos is ready now.

Notes :

Prawns (big) - 30 pieces + 8 pieces (for grinding)
Red chili powder - ¾ tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Basmati rice - 2 cup (soaked in water for half an hour and drained)
Onion - 1, chopped
Garam masala powder - ¼ tsp
Dried lemon - 1 (optional)
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
Water - 3 cup
Salt - to taste
Ghee/ clarified butter - 2 tbsp
Oil - 3 tbsp

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