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King Prawn Byriani Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Basmati Rice
  • 1Lb Raw King prawns with shell on
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 inches root ginger grated
  • 4 green chillies finely chopped
  • Handful almond nuts (unsalted)
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • Half teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 cup fresh chopped coriander
  • 1 Tablespoon Garam Masalla powder
  • Seeds from 8 Green Cardamom pods
  • Juice of 1 lime

Cooking method for King Prawn Byriani

Serves 4

Basmati rice must be used for this recipe. Salt the water in a large pan, bring to the boil and add the basmati rice and cardamom seeds. Cook for 7 minutes then drain. Meanwhile fry the onion until translucent then add the ginger, garlic, chillies, garam masalla and stir fry for a further 2 minutes mixing well. Now Add the rice, lime juice and stir well. Lay the contents out into a baking dish, first a layer of rice then lay on the king prawns (if you prefer these could be peeled first) then another layer of rice and bake covered in the oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve with the crushed nuts and corinader leaves poured over.

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