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    Prawn Biryani

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 35 mins

    35 mins

    1 hrs

    Charishma_Ramchandani's Note:

    This is from today's Thursday magazine and was submitted by Hoorbanu Iqbal. The number of servings could vary - this is just a guesstimate.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 300 g medium-sized prawns, shelled and washed
    • 200 g frozen mixed vegetables
    • 500 g basmati rice, washed and soaked (long grain)
    • 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
    • 1 medium tomato, peeled and chopped
    • 4 -6 tablespoons oil
    • 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt, beaten
    • 4 -6 potatoes, pieces deep fried
    • 1/2 cup onion, crisp fried
    • 1 teaspoon green food coloring, dissolved in
    • 1/4 cup milk

    To be ground into a paste

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
    2. 2
      Fry the sliced onion till it turns pink in colour.
    3. 3
      Add chopped tomatoes.
    4. 4
      Cook till tender.
    5. 5
      Grind together all the ingredients mentioned under"To be ground to a paste".
    6. 6
      Add the ground masala paste.
    7. 7
      Fry for 2 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add prawns and vegetables.
    9. 9
      Mix well.
    10. 10
      Stir in yoghurt and cook on simmer for 5 minutes until the prawns are done.
    11. 11
      Keep aside.
    12. 12
      Parboil rice until half cooked in boiling salted water.
    13. 13
      Drain water completely.
    14. 14
      Place potatoes on top of the prawn masala.
    15. 15
      Spread the par boiled rice over this.
    16. 16
      Mix green food colour with milk in a bowl.
    17. 17
      Sprinkle this on top of the rice.
    18. 18
      Spread a thin layer of crisp onion on top.
    19. 19
      Close lid to cover tightly.
    20. 20
      Cook on simmer for 20 minutes.
    21. 21
      Serve hot with yoghurt raita and salad by the side.
    22. 22
      Enjoy this hearty lunch with a happy smile!

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    Nutritional Facts for Prawn Biryani

    Serving Size: 1 (687 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 903.5
     
    Calories from Fat 176
    19%
    Total Fat 19.6 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 97.5 mg
    32%
    Sodium 497.0 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 154.5 g
    51%
    Dietary Fiber 13.4 g
    53%
    Sugars 8.6 g
    34%
    Protein 29.2 g
    58%

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