|September 26, 2022

Prawn and Pea Pulao

Prawns contain vitamins and minerals like calcium, phosphorous, potassium, vitamin A, E, etc. They are also a rich source of iron that helps in boosting the production of red blood cells. They are packed with significant amounts of vitamin B12, B6, and niacin.

Benefits Of Prawn Dishes.

  • Prawn is good for the heart 
  • Prawn helps build strong bones
  • Prawn is rich in vitamin B12 
  • Prawn helps build muscles
  • Prawn helps prevent cancer
  • Prawn can help with youthfulness
  • Prawn helps fight Alzheimer’s disease.
    Let's Make Prawn and Pea Pulao.

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    Prawn and Pea Pulao

    Prawn and Pea Pulao is an easy, healthy, and delicious recipe. kids also loved it. 

    Print Recipe

    Prep Time: 5 minutes 

    Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • ALCO Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
  • ALCO Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder - 2 tsp 
  • Cinnamon Stick - 1 inch
  • Bay Leaf - 1 large
  • ALCO Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - As needed
  • Basmati rice (uncooked) - 350 g
  • Raw Prawns - 250 g
  • Shelled peas - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 large
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Ginger - 1 inch
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Oil - 2 tbsp.
  • Method

    • Firstly, Wash the rice and cook it in a rice cooker. Now in the meantime, then slice the onion finely, mince finely ginger - garlic together and wash and clean the prawns very well.
    • Now in a large pan, bring the cooking oil/ghee to heat over a medium to high flame, then add the whole spices and as they sizzle up the onions, ginger, and garlic.
    • Then sauté for about 5 mins until it starts going golden brown, then roughly chop the tomato and Turmeric Powder and Red Chili Powder.
    • Then fry this lot for about 5 mins, then simmer for another five. Next, stir in the prawns with the peas and cook until the prawns become pink and firm. Now add salt. Then simply stir in the cooked rice and serve it.
    • Here you can add other vegetables like cauliflower, peas, potatoes, make sure they are cooked when you mix the rice in.


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