Prawn Biryani Step By Step Recipe

Put Onions And Oil In The Saucepot.Heat Up Oil Until The Onions Turned Brown.

Add Garlic And Ginger When Onions Take The Color.

Then Add Curry Leaves.

Add Red Chili And Turmeric Powder And Cook For 2 Minutes.

Add Yogurt And Plum And Cook Until Yogurt Water Dries Up.

Now Add Prawns And Cook For 5 Minutes On Fast Flame.

When Oil Comes Up, Mix The Salt.

Then Put One Tea Spoon Panadanas Syrup (Kevra) And Ground Spices Mixture (Garam Masala).

Mixture Of Ingredients For Rice Is Ready. Looks Delicious!

Clean The Rice And Soak In Water For 10 To 15 Minutes.

Mix Water And Salt In A Pot And Boil The Rice.

After Boiling The Rice, Sift Them In A Colander.

Place Prawn Spice Mixture On The Rice And Then Place Cut Lemons On It.

Now Pour The Boiled Rice On The Ingredients Mixture.

Add Yellow Food Coloring.

Now Place The Pot On Griddle On Low Flame.

Mix It Well And Mouth Watering Prawn Biryani Is Ready!


  1. Peeled Prawns - 0.5 Kg
  2. Basmati Rice - 0.5 Kg
  3. Garlic Paste - 1 table spoon
  4. Ginger Paste - 1 table spoon
  5. Onions (large) - 3 pcs
  6. Red Chili Powder - 2 table spoons (as per taste)
  7. Yogurt - 2 mugs
  8. Ground Spice Mixture (Garam Masala) - 1 table spoon
  9. Lemons - 2 pcs
  10. Plums - 10 to 12 pcs
  11. Salt - 1 table spoon (as per taste)
  12. Turmeric Powder - 1.5 tea spoon
  13. Curry Leaves - A couple of leaves
  14. Oil - Half mug

Preparing Biryani Curry:

  1. Heat up oil in a saucepot, add onions and then fry for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. When onions turn light brown, add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add curry leaves and cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Then add turmeric and red chili powder, mix them and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Put yogurt and plums in the pot and cook.
  6. When water dries up, add prawns and cook on fast flame for 5 minutes.
  7. See if mixture is ready and oil comes up, add salt and remove the pot from stove.
  8. Add one tea spoon panadanas syrup (Kevra) and ground spices mixture (garam masala).
  9. Ingredient Mixture for Prawn Biryani is ready.

Preparing Rice:

  1. Soak the rice in the water before boiling.
  2. Boil water in a pot. When boiled add salt and then rice.
  3. Sift rice in colander.

Preparing Biryani:

  1. First put the prawn spice mixture in the pot and then place fresh cut lemons on the spice mixture.
  2. Then put boiled rice on it.
  3. Add yellow food coloring in one table spoon water and put into the pot.
  4. Place the pot on stove with sealed lid and make the flame fast.
  5. When steam comes out from the sides of lid, place it on griddle on low flame for 15 minutes.
  6. When rice are ready, mix them well.
  7. Yummy prawn biryani is ready to eat!
  8. Enjoy it with salad and riata!

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Prawns biryani is a unique and delicious recipe combining the tasteful flesh of prawns and the spiciest rice dish i.e. biryani. Most of you guys would have tasted biryani with chicken, beef or mutton or a vegetable biryani dish.

Prawn biryani is also worth the taste and here is the bet, you would like it the most.

People like to see, amaze to smell and love to eat but seldom know how to make the favorite prawn biryani.

KFoods is presenting step by step recipe for prawn biryani which is not only easy to make but also superb in taste. Reading these simple steps you will learn to cook it very quickly.

Gather the ingredients first and then follow the steps one by one and at the end, you would have a lovely meal for today.

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By Seema Aleem    |    In Step By Step Recipes   |    26 Comments    |    34295 Views    |    27 Nov 2017

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Prawn Biryani Step By Step Recipe Prawn biryani is my favorite biryani that I always love eating it It was literally a completely new experience for me to cook this But I make it amazingly tasty, succulent, mouthwatering and delicious It was really an awesome experience trying this at home I made it for the first time in my life and also love it.

Nov 13, 2018 jehlum Khanewal

I have never seen prawns in biryani before. It used to always be chicken and mutton for our family. I just recently tried and I fell in love with how delicious the prawn is for the biryani and my mouth.

Sep 10, 2018 Adeel kausar lahore

Trying this recipe for making prawn biryani is the best experience of my life as it was best in taste. It was so tasty and delicious that no one could resist himself from eating it. Thank you so much

Jun 29, 2017 anna Peshawar

I once tried this recipe when I was in Dubai. My husband made this recipe for me and I loved it to bits. Now I have the recipe to try this and I am surely going to try this recipe at least once

Jun 19, 2017 anna rawalpindi

Prawn biryani is my favorite biryani that I always love eating it. So there are no chances that I won’t try this recipe. Surely, I will must try this recipe.

Jun 12, 2017 Yamna Lahore

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Jun 01, 2017 Fariha faisalabad

Prawn is the favorite sea food of my elder brother who lives in London and biryani is his favorite to. So I cooked this prawn biryani for him just to surprise him.

May 24, 2017 Paro Jaipur

ahaa….. Thank you sooo much for prawn biryani recipe. I always wanted to make prawn biryani at home. Now my dream of making prawn biryani at home would come in reality

May 17, 2017 Fariha Lahore

With the following this site I make the new dish once in week which mine family really like to eat that with their delicious taste that we didn’t eat that before

Apr 27, 2017 samna karachi

prawn biryani is my favorite dish to eat in winters when seafood is available in fresh quality. I also like fish biryani. When we go to market for shopping, we get all kinds of halal seafoods and then cook them.

Apr 19, 2017 Hania Khi

It was literally a completely new experience for me to cook this. But I found amazingly tasty, succulent, mouthwatering and delicious. Thanks for such an unique recipe <3

Apr 15, 2017 Naheed Kalar kahaar

I think it is a very nice idea to add prawns to the biryani. I have read the whole recipe and I am planning to make it for the dinner tomorrow. I hope it would be best in taste.

Apr 07, 2017 Khanif Rawalpindi

I made this prawn biryani on the request of my little cousin who came from Canada. She liked this recipe much as it was so tasty, yummy and delicious. Thank you.

Apr 04, 2017 Farzana wazirabad

Really a wonderful way to make prawn biryani! You are simply awesome and this website is always helps me to in cooking. Thank you so much for this superb recipe.

Mar 29, 2017 Salaar Jhang

It’s been two hours that I am searching the internet for the recipe of prawn biryani and at last I found it here. Thank you for the recipe. I will tell you about its taste later

Mar 26, 2017 sehroz murree

I follow almost all the recipes your share on this website. Practicing these recipes has made me a very good chef. I followed this one as well and it was amazing indeed.

Mar 25, 2017 Bushra Gakhar

This is really so great and yummy. You gave an innovation to biryani that so tasty and delicious in taste. One must try this wonderful recipe. thank you so very much for the amazing recipe.

Mar 19, 2017 nayab Pindi

I love to eat sea food and I like biryani a lot so a combination of both is superbly awesome for me. I really the combination of ingredients you have used in this biryani. Share more sea food recipes.

Mar 16, 2017 Muazzam lahore

prawn biryani seems so tasty. i heard about this recipe and thought that i hsould try this at home. and now when i ave the recipe and i am urge to make so there is no chance that i dont try this

Mar 08, 2017 bakhtawar karachi

My family and specially kids love to eat Prawns , normally we enjoy crispy prawns but this recipe is new for us , let me try prawn biryani when my grand mother will come to my home . i hope she will be happy.

Feb 27, 2017 Nusrat KARACHI

Thanks for sharing so delicious biryani recipe. I love prawns once I had eaten crispy prawns which have light saltish taste. Since then I added prawns dishes to my favorite list. I would like to eat prawn biryani soon tonight.

Nov 30, 2016 Ramsha Peshawar

I found this as the best method for making a prawn biryani. I will share with others too.

Jul 17, 2016 Urooj karachi

Ufff, ap ne pictures hi aisi dali hui hain ke pictures dekh kar hi bhook chamak utthi. mai prawn biryani ki recipe hi search kar rahi thi or yahan kfoods pe mujhe mil gai hai. or ab pictures dekh ke to mujh se bilkul sabar nahi ho raha

Mar 19, 2015 Mehwish Aziz Karachi

It seems good. Yet I have tasted many prawn and shrimp recipes but your biryani looks cool. I am going to manage a day dedicated to cook this with my friends.

Mar 10, 2015 Stella Manchester

The biggest deal to make this biryani is to get good quality clean prawns which is very difficult. I tried to buy prawns for cooking a dish at home but could not find prawns anywhere in the market. If would like if someone assist where to buy prawns in Karachi. Thanks Kashif

Mar 04, 2015 Kashif Karachi

Mai ne prawn biryani kabhi taste nahi ki but pe ye recive dekh ke ab mera mood ban raha hai. I think ye recipe ghar pe boht easily banwai ja sakti hai. Mai ye recipe zarur taste karunga.

Feb 27, 2015 Kashan Khan Sukkur

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