Biryani originated in Persia and might have taken couple of different routes to arrive in India. Biryani is derived from the Persian word 'Birian'. In Farsi, Birian means 'Fried before Cooking'. In the olden days, rice was fried in Ghee (Clarified butter). But much ghee is not preferred today as people are more health conscious now. Kerala Prawns Dum Biriyani is a complete meal and the taste is quite different from the usual chicken and mutton Biryani. The dish is mouthwatering and very tempting. Prawns are rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed recipe for Kerala Prawns Dum Biriyani here that can be easily prepared at home.