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Prawn Pulao



400 gms rice

1/2 kg prawns, large

1 tsp haldi/turmeric

1.5 tsp Salt

4 tbsp oil or ghee

1 tbsp cashewnuts

4 medium onions sliced

6 cloves garlic minced

1 tsp red chilli

2 tsp cumin powder

2 tsp sugar

3 one inch sticks of cinnamon

6 cardamom

1 " ginger ground

2 cups cocnut milk

2 green chillies


Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes. Rub the prawns with salt and turmeric and set aside.

Heat 1 tbsp  oil/ghee and saute the cashewnuts till golden brown.Remove.Saute the onions next. When soft and brown add the garlic,prawns, red chilli powder, cumin and 1 tsp sugar.

Saute for a few minutes and then remove from fire.

Heat three tbsp oil in a pan. Add the cardamon, cinnamon,rice, salt , ginger and 1 tsp sugar. Fry for a while till rice gets a bit brown.Now add the prawns and coconut milk. Add enough water to cover the rice in one inch of water or measure one digit above the level of the rice.

Bring water to the boil. Now cover tight and reduce heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes.Turn off heat. Keep standing for 10 minutes without removing lid.

Garnish with finely sliced green chilli and cashewnuts.