Prawns  Polau


  1. Rice 2 cups.
  2. Prawns 20-25 small
  3. Onion 1 large
  4. Garlic 3 cloves
  5. Red chilli powder 1 tbs.
  6. Turmeric powder ½ tbs.
  7. Ghee 4 tbs.
  8. Cloves 4-5.
  9. Black peppercorns 6-8.
  10. Cinnamon 1 inch stick.
  11. Green peas shelled ½ cups.
  12. Salt to taste.


Step 1:

Clean , wash and soak the rice in four cups of water for half an hour.

Drain and keep aside.

Clean devein the prawns and wash thoroughly under running water.

Apply red chilli  powder and turmeric powder and keep aside for half an hour.

Peel , wash and finely chop onion and garlic.

Step 2:

Heat half the ghee in a large pan and fry the onion and garlic till light brown.

Add the cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon, fry for half a minute.

Add the rice and fry for two to three minutes. Add four cups of water and salt. Bring to boil, cover and cook on low heat.


In another pan heat the remaining ghee and fry the peas and prawns for two to three minutes.

When  the rice is nearly cooked add the prawns and peas mixture very gently, cover and cook till done.

Sujoy Roy

Sujoy Roy

Food Enthusiast, Techie by profession, has a dream to own a food restaurant & an event management organization.

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