Prawn Pulao

Next in the prawn series, you’ll need:

  • 1 cup peeled prawns
  • 2 cups rice
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 6 green chilies
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 whole garlic
  • 2 onions
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves
  • 2 pieces patta
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 cardamoms
  • salt to taste


  1. Heat oil and fry cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and chopped onions.
  2. Add ground ginger and garlic. Fry some more.
  3. Add ground green chilies and chopped coriander leaves, with prawns and chopped tomatoes.
  4. Cook till dry.
  5. Add rice, salt and water. Cook till done.

Note: If cooking in an open vessel, add twice the amount of water, than the rice. If pressure cooking, add 1.5 times the amount of water.

– Sid

By Sid Khullar

Sid Khullar is a wellness coach who works with different aspects of lifestyle change towards the accomplishment of goals such as weight loss and blood sugar management among other health situations that require the presence of specialised, precise diets and lifestyle change. His methods address aspects of food, nutrition and the mind.