Shrimp Recipe with Rice


We got to taste the yummy Shrimp Pulao made by our vegetarian aunt at Haren a small town with 23k population located in Germany. Its amazing how despite being a pure vegetarian some one can prepare a non vegetarian dish with such ease and taste.

Deveined and clean Prawns / shrimp – 750 gms

Plain yoghurt / curd – 5 tbsp

freshly pounded ginger and garlic paste – 3-4 tbsp

Onions – 3 numbers big – (finely chopped)

Tomato – 2 numbers big – (finely chopped)

Green chili -2 numbers (finely chopped)

Basmati rice – 1 cup

Garam masala – freshly ground preferred else use ready made

Chili powder – 2 tsp

Salt to taste

  1. Wash rice and cook separately
  2. Marinate shrimp in yoghurt, fresh ginger-garlic paste and garam masala for atleast 1 hr or more
  3. Heat oil in a thick bottom pan and add onions. Fry for a while
  4. Add tomatoes and fry well
  5. Add green chillies and red chili powder and stir
  6. Add the marinated prawns and cook till gravy is almost thick and the water content has evaporated
  7. Season
  8. Add cooked rice and stir gently avoiding breaking of rice grains
  9. Garnish with chopped coriander / parsley
  10. Serve hot with raita, pickle and papad / plain potato chips

Meet our peppy aunt Biji Gopi Ram


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