Prawns fried rice

05 May


Prawns                                     – 250 g, medium sized
Cooked cold rice (LEFTOVER) – 3 cups (check below for more)
Onion                                       – 1, big, finely chopped
Carrot                                      – 2, finely chopped
Beans                                       – 1 cup, chopped
Ginger garlic paste                 – 1 tsp
Pepper powder                        – 1 tsp
Soy sauce                                 – 1 tbsp
Salt, Coriander leaves, Ghee / butter


Marinate the cleaned prawns with half tsp chili powder, half tsp coriander powder and half tsp turmeric powder along with some salt. Fry the prawns and set aside.

  • Heat 4 tbsp ghee / butter in a pan and add the chopped onion.
  • After a while add ginger garlic paste and then add chopped beans . Cook with lid closed.
  • Cook till the beans is half done and then add chopped carrot ( add vegetables according to your taste).
  • Add required salt also.
  • Saute well and when done  add soy sauce ( you can add more or less according to your taste).
  • And add chopped coriander and pepper powder.
  • Now add the fried prawns to it and mix well.
  • Finally add  the cooked rice and spread it evenly all over the pan. Cook on medium high flame for 1 minute.
  • Combine again, spread out and again leave on medium high flame for another one minute. Toss well on high flame for seconds and off the flame.
  • Serve this yummy fried rice with curd, pickles, condiment etc..

PREPARATION OF RICE FOR FRIED RICE (if you do not have cold cooked rice)

  • Clean and wash the rice (2 CUPS) and drain it. Keep it aside.
  • Then take a vessel and pour some ghee in it.
  • When hot add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, fennel seed  to the same vessel. Saute for a while .
  • Then  put the  rice to it and mix well.Make the flame to medium low and close the lid.
  • Fry the rice well .
  • By the time boil 33/4 cups of water( take water, approximately double of the rice) in a separate pot.
  • When the water boils, pour it over the rice. Mix well.
  • Add the lemon juice and  salt too.
  • Stir well .
  • Close the lid and cook in a low flame until all the water gets dried up.
  • When done keep the lid open and let it cool. Do not mix or stir the rice when hot.
  • Once cooled, take a bowl, drop some rice to it, add some masala , again drop some rice, then masala and continue until fully completed.



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Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Non Vegetarian, Rice


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