Prawn Biryani/Jhinga Biryani /Hariyali Jhinga Biryani.

jheenga biryani recipe
Prawn biryani/Jhinga Biryani one of flavourful and yummy sea food biryani ..if you love sea food esp prawn then you should be trying this Prawn Hariyali Biryani or Jhinga Hariyali Biryani.
You will love this Mouthwatering biryani. .Serve it with riata salad and some papad .this biryani is quick( as compared to the mutton and chicken ones I mean )and also easy to prepare it can be done within 2 hours including the whole process of  marination and dum.this recipe is pretty simple and easy

prawn hariyali biryani

15 large prawns  approx 250 gm
1/2 cup curds
1 big tomato sliced
3 med onions sliced
4to 5green chillies as needed
6 to 7 pepper
1 cup coriander leaves
1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
1/2 cup mint leaves
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp homemade garam maslaa powder
1/2 tsp fennel powder
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp lemon juice
2 med potato sliced and  fried

1 and 1/2 cup basmati rice
2 to 3 bay leaves
4 to 5 green cardamom
1/2 tsp shahjeera
1 inch Cinnamon

few strands saffron soaked in 2 tbsp milk
1 tsp rose water
few mint leaves

the prawns masala
  • Clean the prawns,devien them and remove the shell *(I have deveined and discarded head and tail but kept little shell for maximum flavours)
  • Wash and drain water,add salt turmeric and lime juice and keep aside for 15 minutes
  • Make a paste of mint ,coriander, green chillies, cumin seeds and pepper 
  • In a bowl  mix ginger garlic paste whisked curds .
  • Add the prawns, green paste and mix well and keep aside for an hour
  • Fry 2 thinly sliced onion till golden brown and crisp 
  • Heat a pan add 2 tbsp oil
  • Then add one thinly sliced onion and saute till the onion turns light brown 
  • Then add the sliced tomato and saute till the tomato turns soft and mushy.
  • Now  add the prawns with the marinade and cook for 6 to 7 minutes 
  • Add garam maslaa powder and fennel powder ,you may add 1/2 to 3/4 cup water if you feel the gravy is too thick .
  • Check for salt add only if needed.

the  rice and layering 

  • Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 to 40 minutes
  • Drain the soaked basmati rice
  • In a vessel bring 4 to 5 cups water to boil add lemon juice/2 to 3 lemon slices ,bay leaves,4 green cardamom crushed, 1 inch Cinnamon stick and 1/2 tsp shah jeera and salt to taste.
  • Add the rice and cook it til 3/4 th/75 % done
  • Drain the rice
  • Now for the dum ,take a thick bottomed vessel add 2 tsp oil or ghee and then add rice layer
  • Add the prawns masala ,place the fried potato slices
  • Then add the fried onions
  • Cover with the remaining rice
  • Add rose water and saffron infused milk
  • Cover it tight with a lid and place it on gas stove on dum for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Serve with raita/salad and papad

hariyali jhinga biryani recipe

easy hariyali jhinga biryani

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