- Prawns: 10-15 nos
- Basmati rice: 1 cup
- Onion: 1 big
- Tomatoes: 1 big
- Cloves: 3-4
- Black peppercorn: 5-6
- Cinnamon: 1 small stick
- Bay leaf: 1
- Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
- Ginger-garlic paste: 2
- Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
- Garam masala powder: 1 tsp
- Turmeric: 1/2 tsp
- Lemon juice: 1 tsp
- Oil: 2 tsp
- Salt: as per taste
- Coriander powder: for garnish
Marinate prawns with salt lemon juice and turmeric for 15-20 mins.Soak basmati rice for 30 mins
Heat a kadhai and add oil, Once oil is hot add cumin seeds, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon stick and bay leaf.
Add ginger garlic paste and cook till raw smell goes. add onions and cook till translucent.
Add tomatoes, chilli powder, garam masala powder and cook for 2 mins.
Add prawns and salt and mix well. cook for 3 mins and then add coriander leaves.
Add rice and 1 & 1/2 cup of water to rice and mix. check salt and adjust the taste.
Cook rice for 4-5 min on medium to high flame then open the lid mix the rice and then cook the rice for more 10-15 min on low flame.
Serve hot with raita or green salad.