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This rice and Prawn dish cooked in mouth-watering prawn curry, has just the right amount of heat. It is extremely easy to make in a microwave oven.


Uncooked white rice
: 1 1/3 cups
Peeled and deveined tiger prawns
: 9 ounces
Ginger garlic paste
: 1 tbsp
Garam masala
: 1 tbsp
Black pepper
: 1 tbsp
: 4
Cardamom seeds
: 4
Cinnamon sticks
: 2
: To taste
Plain yogurt
: 1/2 cup
Vegetable oil
: 1/4 cup
: 1 cup
Chicken bouillon
: 2 cubes

Microwave Prawn Biryani


  • Place rice with enough water to cover in a small bowl. Soak rice for 2 hours; drain.
  • Stir together the prawns, ginger garlic paste, garam masala, black pepper, cloves, cardamom seeds, cinnamon sticks, salt, yogurt, and oil in a microwave safe bowl until well mixed.
  • Cook in microwave on High until the shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove the prawns from the curry and set aside.
  • Stir the rice, water, and chicken bouillon into the curry and mix well. Cook in the microwave on High until rice is tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Mix in the prawns; return to the microwave and cook on high until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  • Discard cinnamon stick, cloves, and cardamom seeds before serving.