Prawn Biryani

Prawn Biryani
Spicy Served Hot  Non Vegetarian


20 prawn1 cup
 basmati rice1
1/2 cup water
1 cup onion(thinly chopped)
3/4 cup tomato(finely chopped)
50 gms ginger8 garlic1 green chili
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp anise seeds
1 cinnamon(small)
3 cloveskesari powder a pinch
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 cup mint leaves4 tbsp coriander leaves(finely chopped)
3 tsp oil2 tsp ghee (or dalda)
salt to tasteCook's
Grind coarsely one lot of washed green chillies with a squeeze of lime juice, fill mini plastic cube tray and freeze. Then store in a freezer bag and use one or two cubes as required.
Instructions (Preparation Steps):

Clean the prawns.
Grind the ginger, garlic and anise seeds into a fine paste.
Add oil in the pressure cooker and heat it.
Add cinnamon stick, cloves and fry it for a few seconds.
Add ginger-garlic paste, mint leaves, coriander leaves, onion and tomato and fry it well.
Add the prawns and fry it for a minute.
Then add turmeric powder, chilli powder, 11/2 cups of water, salt and rice and stir it well.
Close the cooker with the lid and turn the flame to medium high.
Once you get the pressure, put the weight on the cooker and turn the flame to medium low
and keep it for 8 minutes.
After 8 minutes remove the cooker from the stove and keep it aside.
After 10 minutes remove the lid and stir the rice well and serve it with onion raita.