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Prawn Biryani Recipe

Among all Biryani recipes, Prawn Biryani is the most easy to made. Now almost every weekend I cook something. Yesterday I made Prawn Biryani for lunch and it turned out awesome.

Ingredients:

  • 500gm Prawn
  • 400gm Basmati Rice
  • 2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Red chili powder
  • Whole garam masala (3 cloves, cinnamon stick, 3 black pepper, 2 green cardamom, 1 black cardamom)
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoon Yogurt
  • Biryani masala (you can use any brand)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Coriander leaves
  • 3-4 finely chopped Mint leaves
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Food color (optional I used yellow color)
  • 4 tablespoon Oil

prawn biryani

Method:

  • Peal the cover and wash the prawns. Now add red chili powder, 1tsp of ginger-garlic paste and salt to the prawn.
  • Heat oil in a pan when oil becomes hot add   prawns batch by batch for frying. Fry them till it turns brown.
  • Add chopped onion to the hot oil and fry it till it turns to brown, add rest of ginger-garlic paste and  whole garam masala to the hot oil fry it for a while once it done and fry 3-4 mins.
  • Now add the biryani masala and yogurt to this onion masala and mix it well.
  • Add the fried prawns to this yogurt mixture and let it cook for a while.
  • Take a pan with 2-3 cups of water, when water starts boiling add little oil and washed rice to it.
  • Boil the rice till its 90% done.
  • Now layer the prawns at bottom then rice on top of it. Sprinkle coriander and mint leaves on the top of rice. Sprinkle food  color on top of the rice and cover it in very low flame for 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Now biryani is ready, best served with raita.

Egg in a Hole Recipe

Yesterday I made this super easy Egg in a Hole. If you are in a hurry for your office then this is the perfect recipe for you.

Ingredients:

1 Brown Bread Slice

1 tablespoon butter

1 egg

Salt and Pepper freshly grounded

egg toast

Method:

Cut a round hole in the center of a slice of bread with a biscuit or cookie cutter. You can also use the rim of a small glass.

Heat the butter in a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add the bread and cook until it’s toasted. Flip, adding more butter to the pan.

Crack an egg on a flat surface (for a cleaner break). Drop the egg gently in the hole. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until set but still soft. Serve warm.

Very Easy Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt Recipe

I am always searching internet for quick and easy recipes and recently found this easy recipe of Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt on youtube. It has just 5 ingredients and all are usually available in your kitchen. So I thought why don’t I give it a try.

Ingredients

2 frozen medium (2 cups/280g) bananas
2 Tablespoons Honey
¼ cup (60g) Strained yogurt
⅓ cup (40g) Cocoa powder
2 tsp Vanilla extract

Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt

Instructions

-Add the frozen bananas, honey, yogurt, cocoa powder and vanilla extract into a blender/food processor.
-Blend it until creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Scrape down the side of the bowl to make sure there are no lumps left.
-Transfer it to an airtight freezable container and freeze for a minimum 6-8 hours but preferably overnight. Store it in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Healthy Date Balls Recipe

As the holy month of Ramadan is round the corner, I want to share very easy no bake healthy date balls recipe.

Ingredients: 

Dates 250 gm

Butter 50 gm

Almonds 5-6

Cardamom 1 tsp

Grated Coconut 1 cup

date balls recipe

Method:

Heat 50 gm butter in the pan then add in 250 gm dates, 5-6 chopped almonds and 1 tsp cardamom in it. Cook it till all the ingredients are well combined. Make small balls out of the mixture. Roll the date balls in the grated coconut and serve.

Quick and Easy Sweet Samosa Recipe

Desi Food Diaries

I occasionally cook on weekends. So recently I’ve found this very sweet and super easy sweet samosa recipe and it turn out to be super delicious.

Ingredients:

3 dozen Samosa patti or samosa wraps – easily available at any Sweet Shop

Wheat flour – 2 tablespoon

Water – as required

Oil for frying

For filling:

Dates seeded 500gm

Almonds finely chopped 1/4 cup

2 cups freshly grated coconut

For Syrup:

1 1/2 cups water

2 cups sugar

Cardamom powder – a tiny pinch

Method:

Put all ingredients of filling in a bowl and mix it well with spoon. Make flour paste by adding wheat flour and water, consistency should be thin, keep aside. Take one samosa wrap and make a pocket at one end. Fill it with this mixture and seal the third (top) edge by applying a flour paste in it. Fill the rest of the samosas by same…

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