Prawn Pulao

An appetizing and delectable pulav which is made from prawns, rice, whole spices and tomatoes. Learn how to make prawn pulao.


200 gms rice
100 gms ghee or butter
3.5 gm ginger
150 gms tomato
960 ml hot water
450 gms prawn
10 gms garam masala
5 gms chilli powder
2 gms green cardamom
4 gms cloves
1 gm peppercorns
2 gms cinnamon
Salt to taste


How to make Prawn Pulao:
  • Heat ghee in a vessel. Add tomatoes, garam masala, chilli, ginger and salt and cook for five minutes, stirring all the time.
  • Add prawns and cook over a low fire in a covered pan till the prawns are ready.
  • In another vessel, boil 3 pints of water and add the rice with cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon tied in muslin and boil uncovered till the rice is cooked. Drain in a colander.
  • In a fire-proof dish, put a layer of rice, then a layer of curry and then another layer of rice.
  • Cover and put in a slow oven for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with curry.