Healthy Prawn Pulao Recipe


Preparation Time1 Hr 10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In1 Hr 35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Prawns1 Kilogram
 Peas450 Gram
 Rice400 Gram
 Onions115 Gram
 Red chilies2
 Cloves2 Gram
 Cinnamon2 Gram
 Cardamom2 Gram
 Fat50 Gram
 Turmeric1 Pinch
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 921 Calories from Fat 271

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.2%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 420.6 mg

Sodium 879.7 mg36.7%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g35.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g50.1%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 53 g106.8%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 93.6%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Shell prawns. Remove intestines. Wash thoroughly, smear with turmeric and salt; keep aside.
2. Shell peas.
3. Grind together chillies, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
4. Scrape coconut and extract milk.
5. Wash and soak rice.
6. Heat fat. Fry sliced onions; when brown, add prepared prawns and peas. Cook with lid on for about 10 minutes.
7. Add rice and fry.
8. Add coconut milk, ground spices, salt and enough hot water (twice the amount of liquid to rice).
9. Cook till rice is done and all the water has been absorbed.