Tandoori Prawn Biryani For One#FishFirday

This is  mouth-watering , yummy and super delicious dish it's an exotic biryani for sea food lovers.  This does not require any grinding it's so easy.
150 Grams Cleaned Prawns
½ Teaspoon Freshly Minced Ginger
½ Teaspoon Freshly Minced Garlic
½ Teaspoon Level Sea Salt
½ Teaspoon Red Chili powder
½ Teaspoon Heaped Coriander powder
½ Teaspoon Level Cumin powder
1 Teaspoon Heaped Homemade Tandoori Masala
2 Whole Green chilies
Tablespoons Heaped Yogurt - beaten
1 Large Onion - sliced
½ Cup Oil
¼ Teaspoon Garam Masala powder
Teaspoon Lemon juice 
1 Teaspoon Kasuri Methi
2 Tablespoons Coriander leaves - finely chopped
A Pinch Yellow color
1 Large Potatoes - cut into small cubes and parboiled
For the Rice 
1 Cup (1
50 ML Cup Measurement) Level Basmati Rice
1 Teaspoon Heaped Sea Salt
1 Bay Leaf
For the Prawns

Marinate prawns with salt, chilly powder, ginger garlic, cumin, coriander powder, kasuri methi, yogurt, and tandoori masala. Mix it well and keep it in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

As the prawns are getting marinated. Let's cook the rice.

For the Rice

Wash and soak the rice for at least 15 minutes. In a sauce pan bring a liter of water to a rolling boil add the, bay leaf, salt and the rice, lightly give it a stir and then cook till done but firm. Drain and keep aside to cool.

To Assemble the Biryani

In a thick bottom pot / vessel heat oil, add the sliced onions till golden and crisp ( remove a little for garnishing) drain the oil and keep about 2 tablespoon oil in the pan,
add the , parboiled potatoes, fry till the potatoes are lightly browned, 
Add half of the fried onions
now add marinated prawns, 
cover and cook for just a minute. 
Add the lemon juice, whole green chilles , half the coriander leaves and garam masala powder, give it a quick stir. 
Spread the boiled rice on top of the prawn mixture, topped with yellow color and remaining coriander leaves and browned onions 
drizzle a tablespoon of onion oil on top, cover with a tight lid, I covered it with aluminium foil, leave it on dum, on high for 3 minutes then reduce the flame and keep it on low for 10 to 12 minutes . 
Give it a stir lightly and serve 
Labels :  Prawns, Shrimps, Biryani, Easy, Seafood/Fish, Fish Friday, Main course, One Dish Meal
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  1. I am so glad you chose this theme Sneha. I fell in love with this dish and cannot wait to try other versions.

  2. So much amazing flavor packed into your dish - yumm!!

  3. I love your authentic method of layering the flavors. This sounds delicious.

  4. It's been quite a while since I've made biryani, Sneha, and I've never made one with seafood so I was very grateful for this theme. It gave me a good reason to explore new recipes!

  5. P.S. Meant to say also, your biryani looks fabulous!