Prawns Pulao
Zarine Khan is joined by Talat Aziz, while she prepares a hearty meal with prawns and rice. This pulao looks magnificent and gets done in no time. This recipe is for someone who loves experimenting with rice.
Prawns Pulao Recipe by Chef Zarine Khan

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Prawns Pulao: Rice
  • oil
  • 3 chopped onions
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1½ tsp coriande powder
  • salt
  • 2 - 3 chopped tomatoes
  • water
  • 200 gm prawns
  • chopped coriander
  • 6 - 8 green chillies
  • ½ cup saffron milk


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Prawns Pulao: In a bowl add basmati rice, water and let it soak.
  2. 2

    In a pan add oil and let it heat.
  3. 3

    Chop onions on a chopping board.
  4. 4

    To the oil add garam masala, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, cloves, chopped onions.
  5. 5

    Add ginger - garlic paste and stir it nicely.
  6. 6

    Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt and mix it well.
  7. 7

    Add finely chopped tomatoes and let it cook.
  8. 8

    Into the pan of hot boiling water add soaked rice, salt and let it cook.
  9. 9

    To the masala add prawns, chopped coriander leaves, slit green chillies and mix it.
  10. 10

    In another pan add cooked rice, prawns masala.
  11. 11

    Layer it with rice again.
  12. 12

    Add saffron milk and let it heat and Prawns Pulao is ready to serve.
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Zarine Khan


The grande dame of the Khan family, Zarine Khan and her grand feasts are famous through Bollywood. She hosts her friends from tinsel town on the show. Khan later put together a book—Family Secrets: The Khan Family Cookbook—the core of her show Spices and Secrets on LF.

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