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Prawn And Green Peas Pulav

4 from 1 vote

This pulav is one of my hubby’s favorite from my hands. The flavor, aroma and look of this dish is really awesome. The aroma pulls one into the kitchen. Also the combination of this prawn and green peas enhance the taste of this dish. Moreover it’s a simplest, easiest and needs less time.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4


  • Prawn / Shrimp – 250 gm
  • Onion – 1 ½ nos
  • Ginger – 1” inch stick
  • Garlic – 6 cloves
  • Green chillies – 2 nos
  • Cinnamon – a bark
  • cloves – 3 nos
  • Green peas – 100 gm
  • Salt
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • Long grain / Basmathi rice – 2 ½ cup
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp


  • Wash and clean the rice. Soak only for 5 to 10 mins in water. Drain and keep it a side.
  • Finely chop the onions. Crush the ginger and garlic. Slit the green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cloves, cinnamon and ginger-garlic and fry till they turn golden brown.
  • Add the green chillies and sauté till the turn light white in colour.
  • Add the onions and fry they turn golden brown. Add the green peas and fry them with little salt for 5 mins.
  • Add the prawms/shrimps and fry with little more salt, till they turn red in colour. Add the rice and fry for a while, Pour in 4 ½ cup of water, lemon juice and adjust salt.
  • Pressure cook until 2 whistles. Remove the lid when the pressure is released.
  • Serve hot with any Manchurian gravy and tomato sauce. I have accompained with Egg Manchurian and Tomato sauce.

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Madraasi Deepa
Madraasi Deepa

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