Shrimp Biriyani

Combination of Rice and Shrimps(Chemmeen) in masala

Shrimp Biriyani

Combination of Rice and Shrimps(Chemmeen) in masala

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

By Jyothi Perinchery

Published On: 25 Oct 2005

Rating: 4
4 Votes, 3 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1

Deshell the shrimps and rinse with water thoroughly.

Step 2

Add 2 tbsp of water, lemon juice of 2 lemons and salt.

Step 3

Toss the shrimps and remove excess liquid.

Step 4

Add 1 tsp of chilly powder, 1/2 tsp of coriander powder, 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste and curd/buttermilk.

Step 5

Toss the shrimps and evenly coat with the mixture. Keep it aside.

Step 6

Heat ghee and oil in a deep pan.

Step 7

Add onions and fry, until golden brown.

Step 8

Add cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf, star anise and cloves and fry for another min.

Step 9

Add 1 tbsp of ginger-garlic paste and fry further for 2 - 3 mins, until the smell of fresh ginger garlic wears out.

Step 10

Add the rest of the chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and fry for another minute.

Step 11

Add the chopped coriander leaves and fry for another minute.

Step 12

Add the shrimp mixture to this paste and let it cook, until the shrimp starts to change color.

Step 13

Add washed rice and fry for an additional minute.

Step 14

Add 6 1/2 cups of water and salt.

Step 15

Put this mixture into a rice cooker and let it cook, until the rice is done.

Step 16

Once the rice is done, put the biriyani into a oven safe tray and spread it out to around 2 inches thick.

Step 17

Heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake it 15 mins, uncovered.

Step 18

:- This will remove any excess liquid in the biriyani and separate the rice too.

Step 19

:- Serve with raita/salad.


Absolutely great ....


It was really yummy. Thanks for the recipe


good one. nice

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