Prawns r good source of Omega 3 fatty acids, they r also excellent source of protein...having prawns is one of the greatest way to get iron, zinc n vitamin E...they r low in saturated fats...I love prawns, this briyani is one of the simplest way of preparing prawns with rice...adding prawns to any veggies r with rice, makes them more tasty..here comes my simple way of preparing prawn briyani..
1cup Cleaned Prawns
1no Onion chopped lengthwise
2nos Ripe n juicy tomatoes chopped
1tsp Ginger paste
1tsp Garlic paste
2nos Green chillies slit opened
1tsp Red chilli powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
2Cups Basmati rice
2cups Coconut milk
Ghee+oil as per need
1/2cup Mint leaves chopped
2nos Whole spices(bayleaves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom,star anise, cloves)
Marinate the prawns with red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt n also with half a cup of yoghurt for half an hour...Heat ghee n oil in a heavy bottomed vessel... add the whole spices to the hot oil n ghee n let them fry...now add the chopped lengthwise onions n finely chopped tomato pieces with slight opened green chillies..stir them until they get bit cooked, add the ginger garlic paste n fry them until the raw smells goes away...