Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Cookery
 Search: Recipe Chef
HOME » Cookery » Rice & Noodles » Rice »
November 17, 2008

Bhuni Khichuri (Pulao with Prawns)

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
Region : West Bengal
Serves
4
Total Views
5217
AVG RATING
star star star star star
5 based on 751
  Rate this
Recipe
 

Ingredients : 

   

Basmati rice

-

250gm

Mung dal (green gram)

-

125gm

Grated Coconut

-

1no 

Saffron

-

a pinch

Lime

-

1no

Prawns

-

400gm

Ghee

-

100gm

Garam masala

-

1tbs

Finely sliced large onions

-

2nos

Ginger paste

-

1tsp

Chilli powder

-

1/2tsp

Grated nutmeg

-

1/4quantity

Turmeric

-

1/2tsp

Salt

-

to taste

To grind :

 

 

Coriander leaves

-

1/2cup

Garlic

-

3cloves

Green chillies

-

2nos

  Popular Tags:
   Prawn,   Dal,   Lime,   Saffron,  



 

Method of Preparation :

Cook rice till three fourths done. Strain and keep aside. Roast dal in a pan. Add sufficient hot water, little turmeric and salt. Cook till done. It should not be over cooked. Strain and keep aside.

Extract 1 cup milk from the grated coconut. Soak saffron in the lime juice. Shell and devein the prawns.

Heat ghee in a pan. Add onions and fry till brown. Add ginger paste, turmeric, chilli powder, nutmeg powder, ground paste and stir for a minute. Add garam masala and sauté well. Add the prawn, salt and 1/2cup water. Mix well and cook till the prawn are done.

Grease a heavy bottomed vessel. Layer half the rice, half the prawn and half the dal, one on top of the other. Repeat with the remaining halves. Sprinkle the coconut milk and saffron lime juice mix. Cover tightly and seal with flour dough and steam on a low flame for 15 minutes. Mix well and serve hot.

 
Related Recipes
Kabsa
Prawns Rice
Dum Biryani
Coconut Rice