Spicy Shrimp Biryani

We need:

Jumbo Shrimp/ Prawans 1/2 pound or 15 count
Basmathi Rice 3 cups
Red onion 1 large
Green chillies
Cardamom 4
Cinnamon 1 1/2inch stick
Bay leaves 2
Cloves 12
Black pepper 15
Shah Jeera 1sp
Mint leaves chopped 3/4 cup
Cilantro chopped 3/4 cup
Ginger Garlic paste 2sps
Garam Masala 1 1/2 sp
Corn flour 2sps
Maida 2 sps
Food color 1/4 sp
Salt to taste
Haldi 1/4 sp
Chilli powder 2sps
Oil 1 1/2 cup
Curry leaves 6
Cashew nuts 15
Raisins 10( optional)


Wash Shrimp and cook in pan till they turn light pink color.
Now marinate shrimp with maida, corn flour, chilli powder, haldi, salt and food color.
Marinate for 30mits and then shallow fry them till they turn golden brown and crispy.

Now heat oil in large pan and add whole garam masala, cashew and raisins.
Fry them for 2 mits and then add onions and green chillies which are cut lengthwise.
Add curry leaves and ginger garlic paste.
Fry till onions turn golden brown.
Now add chopped mnt and cilantro leaves.
Cook for 3 mits and add washed Basmathi rice and fry for 7 mits.
Now add 4 cups water, fried shrimp and garam masala.
Stir for 2 mits and close the pan with lid.
Cook on medium flame till all the water is evaporated and rice is completely cooked.
Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

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Gayathri Kumar said...

Looks nice...

Chef Mireille said...

i love shrimp - looks delish

The Pumpkin Farm said...

very inviting , sounds delicious

Priya Suresh said...

Makes me hungry..

Srivalli said...

Looks good..

Spice up the Curry said...

very flavorful biryani recipe

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Drool Worthy Biryani!

Unknown said...

Looks perfect...