Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Konju Biryani

Prawns or Chemmeen Biriyani is a favourites of many people in Kerala. It is also a raditional, authentic Kerala style biriyani. If you need a tasty, colourful lunch on a holiday, this is the perfect option.

Prawns Biriyani - Chemmeen Konju Biryani

Prawns or Chemmeen Biriyani is a favourites of many people in Kerala. It is also a raditional, authentic Kerala style biriyani. If you need a tasty, colourful lunch on a holiday, this is the perfect option.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By fathima n

Published On: 14 May 2008

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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Clean and devein prawns.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add half of the spices and saute.

Step 4

When aroma arises, add the ground ginger, garlic and chilly.

Step 5

Add the chopped onions.

Step 6

Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and fennel and saute for a minute.

Step 7

When the raw smell wears out, add the shrimps and salt.

Step 8

Cook for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Add coriander leaves and turn off fire.

Step 10

Boil 5 cups of water by adding salt and remaining spices.

Step 11

Wash and drain basmathi rice.

Step 12

Heat ghee in a vessel.

Step 13

Fry the rice for 2 mins.

Step 14

Add boiled water and cook till all water is absorbed.

Step 15

Spread rice in a plate.

Step 16

Grease a vessel with ghee.

Step 17

Add half of the rice, spread the prawn masala as the next layer.

Step 18

Add the remaining rice on top of it.

Step 19

Garnish with ghee roasted onions, cashews and raisins, coriander leaves and mint.

Step 20

Sprinkle rose water. Close tightly with a lid.

Step 21

Keep on low flame for 20 mins.

Step 22

Remove from fire.

Step 23

Let the biriyani stand for 30 mins.

Step 24

:- Serve with pappad, salad and pickle.

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sarah

Turned out good, however method could be a bit clear as there is no mention of when the tomatoes have to be added, secondly point no. 3 could be more specific.

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