1 cup Basmati rice washed and drained.
1 cup shelled, deveined prawns.
1 tsp turmeric powder.
1/2 tsp shajeera.
1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
oil for frying.
3/4 green chillies.
2 tsp chopped garlic.
1 tsp chopped ginger.
1 inch cinnamon
Wash prawns, apply salt and turmeric powder and leave aside for 15 minutes.
Shallow fry the prawns in oil but do not let them harden. Save the oil.
Heat 2 tbsp oil, add shajeera. When it splutters add the ground masala and fry till oil separates.
Then add the drained rice and fry for 2 minutes. Add one and a half cups water to it, add salt and mix it.
When the water boils reduce the flame and cook the rice on slow fire till done.
Fluff up the rice with a fork and mix fried prawns and sprinkle some of the oil used for frying prawns on the rice. Cover and leave on slow fire for five minutes.