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King Prawn Pulao

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A simple and delicious Pulao with King Prawns. Ideal for a weekend lunch or dinner.
Prawn Pulao

King Prawns – 500 gms, raw, shelled, deveined
Rice – 750 gms
Onions – 3, big, finely chopped
Tomatoes – 4, big, chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tblsp
Cloves – 3
Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Milk – 1/4 cup, warm
Saffron Strands – a large pinch
Green Chillies – 5 to 6, slit
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Salt as per taste
Ghee (or Oil) – 1/4 cup
Coriander Leaves – few, chopped, to garnish

1. Heat ghee in a pan over medium flame.
2. Saute the onions for two minutes.
3. Add the ginger garlic paste, cinnamon and stir well.
4. Stir-fry for two to three minutes.
5. Add the tomatoes and stir again.
6. After 2 minutes, add red chilli powder and mix well.
7. Mix the saffron strands with the milk and stir well.
8. Add the rice to the pan and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
9. Pour 1.25 litres of warm (or hot) water and reduce flame.
10. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 10 minutes or until the rice is half-cooked.
11. Add the prawns, green chillies and garam masala powder.
12. Sprinkle a bit of salt and stir well.
13. Cover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until the prawns turn pink and rice is cooked.
14. Add the saffron milk and gently mix.
15. Remove from flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
16. Serve with raita of choice.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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