Saturday, April 30, 2011

Prawn Rice Sevai Briyani


  • Rice Sevai - 1.5 cup
  • Prawns - 1/2 kg (washed and cleaned)
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Cardamom - 3
  • Star anise - 4
  • Cloves - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon Stick - 1 stick (crushed)
  • Brinji leaf - 1
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1.5 tsp
  • Green chillies - 3
  • Onion - 2 (cut lengthwise)
  • Tomato - 1 (chopped finely)
  • Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt -  as per taste
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp

  • In a large pan, add rice sevai, 1/2 tsp salt and hot water (just after boiling the water, immediately pour to rice sevai).
  • Close it and keep it for 5 min.
  • Drain the water completely and keep aside.
  • Now in a large pan, add oil, all the spices, brinji leaf, onion, ginger garlic paste, green chillies.
  • Fry till the onion becomes translucent, now add the tomato, mint leaves, coriander leaves and when tomato becomes soft, add the prawns.

  • Add the all the powders specified in ingredients and salt and saute well till the prawns becomes curly in shape.
  • If needed, add little water to cook the prawns.
  • Now add in the sevai and mix well and keep in heat for 2 to 3 mins and add ghee mix again and serve hot, garnishing with corinader leaves.
  • If needed, lemon juice can be added. (optional).

9 lovely comments:


Thats so innovative and interesting...

Hamaree Rasoi

Prawn sev rice biriyani looks simply indulging and mouthwatering. Would travel several miles just to have it.

Hamaree Rasoi

Vimitha Durai

Totally different and very yummy and tempting looking briyani... Would love to have the whole plate...

Nandinis food

This is truly tempting and flavourful! Will try this one day...


Something new...and it looks so tempting and appetizing.

Binys Recipes

first time sen a sevai biriyani and dat toooo soo yum...appreciate ur thinking


yummy and tempting ...

Jayanthy Kumaran

sounds very interesting akila...lovely presentation dear..
Tasty Appetite


wow very interesting and innovative!

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