Sindhi Prawn Pilaf

Sonto is a traditional Sindhi rice dish. It taste something in between biryani and pulao. You can spice it up as much as you like. Serve hot with mint raita.

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Prawn 1 cup
RIce 2 cup (soaked in Water for half an hour)
Garlic paste 3 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1 tbsp
Turmeric 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder 1 tbsp or to taste
Green chillies 4 - 5
Fresh Coriander 1/2 cup (chopped)
Salt to taste
Oil 6 tbsp
Water 3 cup

How to make Sindhi Prawn Pilaf


1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

2. When mustard seeds stop sputtering, add garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric and salt..

3. Cook for 2 minutes, add prawns and stir fry for 5 minutes.

4. Add water and bring it to a boil.

5. Add salt and drained rice.

6. Cook the rice till water almost dries.

7. Immediately cover the pot with a tight lid and cook on very low flame for 10 - 15 minutes or until done.

8. Remove the lid before serving and mix in green chillies and coriander and serve.

Posted By: Mehar, Karachi

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