Recipe Name: Konkani Kolambi Bhaat (prawn Rice)
Kolambi Bhaat is a Maharashtrian dish from the Konkan region. It is basically prawns cooked with rice and coconut milk.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Complexity: Medium

Ingredients:
2 Cups Basmati Rice
2 Cups coconut milk
1 cup medium size prawns cleaned and shelled
2 medium sized onions finely chopped
2 cups water (to cook rice)
1 Tbsps. ginger garlic paste
1 Tbsps. garam masala
2 Tbsps. red chili powder
2 Tbsps. turmeric powder
2 Tbsps. coriander leaves finely chopped
1 Tbsps. mustard seeds
1 Tbsps. cumin seeds
2 Tbsps. biryani masala
2& 1/2 Tbsps. salt
2 Cinnamon sticks
2 black cardamom
5 to 6 peppercorns
2 bay leaves
oil
Extra turmeric and salt for marination

Directions:
Marination: Take prawns in a bowl, add salt and turmeric and keep aside for about an hour. This helps in getting rid of the fishy smell.

– In a cooker take oil, once hot add the cinnamon sticks, cardamoms, bay leaves,
after a few seconds add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. Wait till the seeds splutter and add the onions.

– Let the onions cook until golden brown, add turmeric, red chili powder, ginger garlic paste and biryani masala. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes till it all ingredients mix well

– Now add the marinated prawns, once they start turning red add the rice and keep stirring to mix all ingredients well.

– Add water, salt, garam masala, and coconut milk stir well cover and cook.

– Garnish with coriander and serve hot

Recipe Courtesy- secretindianrecipe

Recipe Author: Neha Lad
IG: nehaladshaw

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