One of my time saving and fun meal is this quick prawn rice, it's the quickest meal you can make for your family in 20 minutes. A delicious Indian Prawn Pilau recipes is a perfect one pot meal and a blessing to busy and working moms like me.

Quick Prawn Rice Indian Prawn Pilaf

One of my time saving and fun meals is this quick prawn rice. It's the quickest meal you can make for your family in 20 minutes. A delicious Indian Prawn Pilau recipes is a perfect one-pot meal and a blessing to busy and working moms like me.
 
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: fish, Indian curry, Indian recipes, Indian rice pilaf, Inidan, Prawns, Seafood, shrimp
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov
Cost: $5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati or jasmine rice washed, soaked for 30 minutes then drained
  • 1 cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup Prawns shelled, deveined, washed and drained
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Stock vegetable or chicken
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Paprika optional
  • 4 Cloves optional
  • 2 Cardamons optional
  • 1 Cinnamon optional
  • 3 Bay leaves optional

Instructions

  • Add two tablespoons Oil in a pan to make the rice. (use a wide open faced pan).
  • Saute the optional spices in the oil - cardamon, cloves, bay leaves, and cinnamon.
  • Add and saute the onions until translucent.
  • Next, add ginger garlic paste.
  • Followed by the rice saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add stock - let the stock come to a boil.
  • As soon as the stock comes to a boil - reduce heat down to a low simmer.
  • Place the lid on.
  • Put the timer on for 15 minutes and let the rice cook on low.
  • Once the timer goes off - switch the heat off but do not open the lip.
  • Let the rice cook in the residue heat for 10 min while you cook the Prawns.
  • Add chopped cilantro and prawns to the rice.
  • Fluff rice with a fork.

Prepare Prawns

  • Clean the prawn, Pat them dry.
  • Marinate prawns with salt pepper and paprika. Set aside.
  • While rice is cooking - add 1 tsp of oil to a non-stick pan.
  • Add prawns - cooks on med-low for three minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 191g | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.4g | Protein: 9.1g | Fat: 1.7g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 320mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 2.7g | Vitamin A: 0% | Vitamin C: 0% | Calcium: 0% | Iron: 0%