Nafeesa Saleh

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Prawns Puloa

Prawns Puloa

Cook Duration 00:45
Food TypeNon-veg
Recipe Calories 492kcal
Protein
44gm
Fat
10gm
Carbs
54gm

Ingredients

  • Recipe Ingredients listPrawns- 150gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listRice - 50gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listSplit pigeon peas/toor daal - 20gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listGinger- 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listGarlic - 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listSpring garlic - 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listCoriander leaves - 5gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listFresh turmeric- 5gm (you may substitute turmeric powder 0.5tsp)
  • Recipe Ingredients listOlive oil - 10gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listOnion - 20gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listTomato - 20gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listCapsicum - 10gm
  • Recipe Ingredients listDry spices- cumin seeds, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder, black pepper powder, salt
  • Recipe Ingredients listGreen chilly - 1
  • Recipe Ingredients listKesar/saffron fragrance- 2 to 3 drops

Direction

Step-1

In a mixer, add ginger,garlic, fresh turmeric, coriander leaves and green chilly and make the paste out of it and marinate the cleaned prawns with this paste.

Step-2

In a skillet, take oil (3gm), heat it slightly and add prawns and let it cook through. Add little water if required while continuously stirring it and then keep it aside.

Step-3

Meanwhile, soak the pigeon peas in hot water for about 30 minutes and boil the potatoes adding water in the other vessel.

Step-4

Also, boil the rice in another skillet, adding water until it’s half cooked and then sieve out the water and keep aside.

Step-5

Boil the pigeon peas adding salt and turmeric powder until it’s 3/4th cooked. You may use cooker for this but put on the flame for a whistle otherwise, it will become soggy. sieve out the water from this as well.

Step-6

In a skillet, add oil (remaining), cumin seeds and let it crackle, then add boiled potatoes (without skin) and saute for a minute and take it out. You will get a golden covering. In the same pan, add chopped onion followed by tomatoes and then capsicum and saute it for about 2 minutes. Then add pigeon peas, potatoes, dry spices (except cumin seeds) and prawns and mix it nicely.

Step-7

Divide the rice into 2 portions. In half of it add yellow food color and kesar/saffron fragrance and water and mix it well.

Step-8

In a large pot, first lay down the white rice, followed by prawns veggies mix, then top it with layer of yellow rice and finally white rice.

Step-9

Add water(100ml) to the pot, cover the lid and cook on low flame for about 20-25 minutes or until you observe the nice steam when you open the lid. Enjoy 😋
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