Kolambi bhat (Prawn Pulao)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 311.3
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 174.8 mg
  • Sodium: 445.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 16.5 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and de-veined
    1.5 cups basmati rice washed
    1 large onion sliced
    2 tbsp oil
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    few coriander leaves for garnish

    masala to ground finely-
    1/2 cup coriander leaves
    10-12 mint leaves
    1 inch cinnamon stick
    10-12 peppercorn
    5-6 cloves
    3-4 hot green chillies
    2 black cardamom
    2 tsp coriander seed
    1 tsp cumin seed
    1 tsp ginger paste
    1 tsp garlic paste


marinade shrimp with salt and lemon juice and keep aside.

Grind all ingredients for masala into a fine paste using very little water.

In a pressure cooker, heat oil. Add onion and saute till it turns golden brown. Add the ground masala and saute till it loses its moisture.

add shrimp and stir for about 2 minutes. (Don't saute shrimp for too long as they become chewy).

Add rice and turmeric and season to taste. Mix well, taking care not to break the grain. Add 2 3/4 cups of water , cover and cook on medium till pressure is full then low for 10 min till rice is cooked.
garnish and serve

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARPITAK.

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