Seafood Pulao - SK Khazana

A beautiful and fragrant pulao combined with juicy fish and prawns. Do try this recipe next time when you want to eat something different! This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Seafood Pulao - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Pomfret fillets
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Seafood Pulao - SK Khazana

  • 12-15 Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) cleaned and deveined
  • 2 small Pomfret fillets cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati rice soaked for 20 minutes and drained
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 Black cardamoms
  • 1-2 Star anise
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 4-5 Green cardamoms
  • 7-8 Black peppercorns
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1 large Onion sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Green chilli paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped
  • a few Mint leaves
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • for garnish coriander sprig


  1. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add black cardamom, star anise, bay leaves, green cardamoms, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick, onion and sauté till golden brown.
  2. Add garlic paste, ginger paste and green chilli paste, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
    Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala and sauté well.
  3. Add rice and mix well. Add coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chillies, sauté well.
    Add sufficient water and salt, mix well. Cover and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Add prawns and fish pieces, lemon juice and mix well.
    Cover and cook for 15 minutes or till the rice is completely cooked. Take it off the heat and transfer to a serving plate.
  5. Garnish with a sprig of coriander and serve hot.