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prawn veg pulao jhinga pulao

Looking for some easy,quick and one pot meal for lazy days then this Prawn veg pulao is one good option to opt for. This pulao has goodnees of both veggies and non veg and some spices which completely flavours up the rice. Prawn Veg pulao is completely different in taste compared to Prawn Biryani. You can also try my Hyderabadi style Prawn Parda dum Biryani.Prawn Veg pulao can be served  raita or with less spicy curry. Dig into the ingredients and steps for making a yummy rice dish.
This recipe is adapted and changed a bit to taste from my blogger friend Alka dee who blogs at culinaryxpress . If you want to explore odia cuisine then surely  her page has lot of mouthwatering recipes to look up for, which she has beautifully presented. 

You might be interested in other rice recipes like

Jeera/Cumin Rice
Ginger Lime/lemon Rice
Dry fruit Fried Rice
Hyderabadi Mutton Tahari
Chicken Fried Rice
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15min
Cook time: 30 mins
Serves: 3-4 people
1 cup = 250ml

Adapted from here


Basmati Rice: 1 1/2 cup
Water: 2 1/4 cups
Prawns: 400gm
Mixed Veggies: 1/2 cup ( i used carrots, peas, corn)
Tomato: 1 medium
Onion: 1 medium
Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 tablespoon
Green Chillies split: 2
Lemon Juice : 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste
Oil/Ghee: 3 tablespoons
Fresh Coriander/kotimir chopped: 1/4th cup
Fresh Mint: 20 leaves

Powdered Spices:
Coriander/Dhaniya Powder: 1 teaspoon
Cumin/Jeera Powder: 1 teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder:  1 teaspoon
Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Whole spices:
Cumin seeds/Shahi jeera: 
Cinnanom stick: 1 inch
Cardamom pods / Elachi: 3
Cloves/Laung: 4


Wash and soak the rice for 20-30 mins.
Wash and Chop up the veggies and keep a side.
Wash and clean the prawns and marinate it with salt and turmeric.

In a pan add 1 tablespoon of oil/ghee and saute the prawns for 10 secs on each side and keep prawns aside.
In the same pan add 2 tablespoons of oil/ghee and add all the whole spices under the whole spice list and saute for 20secs.
Now add green chillies, onion cut length wise and saute until it turn light brown and then add ginger garlic paste and fry until raw smell is gone from ginger garlic.
Add finely chopped veggies, tomato ,salt, spices under powder spices list and fry for 2 or 3 minutes.
Add water,lemon juice chopped coriander,mint and bring to boil. Do the taste test and adjust salt and spice level and then add rice.
Cover and cook on low flame 10 to 12 mins until water is nearly disappearing then add fried prawns and cook the rice when completely done.
Serve hot along with raita or some less spice curry.

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