Shrimp dum biryani recipe, Shrimp biryani, How to make shrimp dum biryani, South Indian biryani recipes

Shrimp dum biryani recipe, Shrimp biryani, How to make shrimp dum biryani, South Indian biryani recipes

Dum biryani a mouth watering one pot dish which needs no side accompany can make your taste buds drive crazy with its flavors. I prepared this delicious dum biryani using shrimp as an Eid treat for my hubby ( Though we don’t celebrate it now)  replacing the routine chicken dum biryani and it was rated 11 out of 10 by him. It was that good and I m happy to share my recipe in my blog. So let’s quickly run through the ingredients then to its making.

Ingredients

  • Shrimp – 10
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Green chili – 1
  • Clove – 1
  • Cardamom -1
  • Star anise –  1/2
  • Cinnamon sticks – 1/2
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Cilantro – 1/2 cup
  • Mint – 1/2 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chili powder – 3/4th tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric – 1/4th tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Cashew – 6
  • Raisins – 5
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Fried onions – 1/2 cup

Ingredients for rice

  • Basmathi rice – 1 1/2 cup
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cinnamon stick – 1/2
  • Cardamom – 1
  • Star anise – 1/2
  • Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Mint leaves – 5
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp

How to make shrimp dum biryani with step by step images

shrimp biriyani

  1. Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 20 minutes. Chop onions, tomato, cilantro and mint. Wash clean and devein shrimp.shrimp biriyani
  2. Marinate shrimp with salt and turmeric.shrimp biriyani
  3. In vessel add water , salt, mint leaves, ginger garlic paste, cloves, staranise, cinnomon sticks, bay leaf, cardamom,oil  and allow it to boil. Add rice to the boiling water and cook until 60% done.shrimp biriyani
  4. Heat oil in a pan; add fry cashews until golden brown then fry raisins until they puff. Make sure not to burn them.Heat oil in heavy bottom vessel and add bay leaf, cinnamon sticks, clove, star anise and cardamom, when aromatic add sliced onions and saute until lightly brown.shrimp biriyani
  5. Now add ginger garlic paste to it and saute till the raw flavor goes. Now add chopped cilantro and mint ; saute till they shrink.shrimp biriyani
  6. Now add tomatoes and after giving it a quick stir add all the dry powder including salt. Saute till the raw smell of masala goes. Now add shrimp and saute well.shrimp biriyani
  7. Then add curd and mix well ; cook for 2- 3 minutes.shrimp biriyani
  8. Now add the cooked rice over the shrimp mixture. I dint create layers as this methods gives best results.shrimp biriyani
  9. Garnish rice with fresh mint, fried onions, cashew and raisin and cover it with lid and cook for 20 minutes in low flame. ( I used a vessel that locks steam inside so i did not cover the lid with wheat flour dough)

mint

 

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