Biryani is a very delicious rice recipe which is very popular across all India. Try a new variety of biryani with prawns and vermicelli. This yummy seafood recipe is a true feast for your taste buds. This colorful biryani is easy to prepare and less time consuming.
Prep time: 25 min
Cook time: 20 min
- 250 g fresh prawns
- 250 g vermicelli
- 150 g ghee
- 100 g cashew nuts
- 4-5 cloves
- 5 g cinnamon
- 5 cardamoms
- 1 cup chopped spring onions
- 2 large onions, chopped lengthwise
- 2 tsp chopped green chillies
- 2 tsp limejuice
- Salt to taste
- 1 small bunch each of coriander and mint leaves
- 1 cup thick curds
- 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- Salt and chilli powder to taste
Boil a glass of water in a pan. Add vermicelli and cook. Drain the water and keep aside.
Heat ghee in a kadai and fry onions, cashews till brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste, cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms, spring onions, green chillies and fry. Add these ingredients one at a time and fry each of them for 2 minutes.
Add raw prawns, beaten curd, salt, turmeric, chilli powder and mix well. Boil till prawns are done and water evaporates. Then mix vermicelli and sauté for a minute. Mix limejuice and remove from flame.
Garnish with chopped mint, coriander leaves and cahewnuts. Serve hot with onion raita.