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Easy Prawn Pulav Recipe made with Indian whole spices, Coconut Milk and coriander and mint leaves with both Instant Pot and Stove Top methods
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Easy Shrimp Pulao Recipe

Easy Shrimp Pulao Recipe made with Indian whole spices, Coconut Milk and coriander and mint leaves with both Instant Pot and Stove Top methods
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 338kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Shallots- halved
  • 1/2 Cup Onion chopped 1/2 large onion
  • 1 green chilli optional
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Ginger- grated
  • 2 medium Tomatoes- chopped
  • 1 Cup Shrimp medium Sized, Cleaned
  • 1 Cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 Cup Coriander and Mint Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 3/4 Cup Coconut Milk
  • Salt to Taste

Instructions

  • Heat the Coconut Oil in a heavy bottomed pan.Add the Shallots, onion and green chillies. Sauté till golden brown.
  • To this, add the ginger, garlic and tomatoes.Cook till the tomatoes become mushy and disintegrate.
  • Tip in the prawn along with coriander powder, chilli powder and turmeric. Sauté lightly for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the rice, coriander and mint leaves, cardamom, cloves, bayleaf, lime juice along with the coconut milk.Add 1/2 Cup of water.
  • Season with Salt and bring to boil.
  • Cover with the lid and let it cook on low flame for 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot!

Instant Pot Method

  • Switch on the SAUTE mode.Once hot, add coconut oil.Add the Shallots, onion and green chillies. Sauté till golden brown.
  • Add the Ginger and Garlic along with the chopped tomatoes.Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the spices next - coriander powder, chilli powder and turmeric & Whole Spices- cardamom, cloves, bayleaf & Star Anise. Sauté lightly for about 10-20 Seconds.
  • Deglaze with 1/2 Cup water and 3/4 Cup of Coconut milk.Cancel Saute
  • Add the rice, coriander and mint leaves, and Prawns along with the coconut milk.Season with Salt.Mix everything toghether.Gently press the rice down ,so it is under the liquid.
  • Choose "Pressure Cook" function and set the timer for 6 minutes with the valve at "Sealing" position.Quick Release the pressure.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork,Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot!

Notes

Spices*
If you don't have spices on hand, feel free to substitute with Curry powder.

Nutrition

Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 40.6g | Protein: 12.1g | Fat: 14.7g | Saturated Fat: 12.6g | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 4g | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3.1mg