Garlic Prawn Pulav Recipe - Prawn pulao with the flavour of garlic and served garnished with coconut.

This recipe is contributed by Member dr. chitra phil.

Main Ingredients : Garlic, Prawn (small)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Garlic Prawn Pulav

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Garlic Prawn Pulav Recipe - How to make Prawn pulao with the flavour of garlic and served garnished with coconut.


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Garlic chopped7-8 cloves

  • Prawn (small) shelled and deveined25-30

  • Rice 2 cups

  • Red Chilli Powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped2 medium

  • Clove 5

  • Cinnamon 2 Stick

  • Green cardamom 2-3 small

  • Coconut grated2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Clean the prawns and cook it in a little water with half amount chilli powder and turmeric powder and salt till it changes color to white. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add chopped onion, garlic, cloves, cinnamon ticks, cardamom, and saute till onion becomes transparent. Then add the soaked rice and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add remaining chilli and turmeric powder along with 4 cups of water and salt to taste. Let it cook on a low flame till the water is almost absorbed, stirring constantly to avoid burning.

Step 4

Add the grated coconut and the cooked prawns and mix well. Remove from heat after 2-3 minuutes when rice is done. Serve hot.

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