Best Prawn Biryani Recipe Kerala Style | How To Prepare Prawn Biryani

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Prawn Biryani is a fusion recipe of the traditional biryani made with vermicelli or semiya. It makes an easy and healthy alternative for those who cannot have rice in their diet, but still want to enjoy all the flavour that comes from this delicious dish. The recipe can be easily customised by adding chicken or mutton (or prawns) depending on preference!

Difficulty: Advanced Prep Time 25 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 55 mins
Servings: 3 Calories: 384
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Biryani is a very delicious rice recipe that is very popular across all India. Try a new variety of biryani with prawns and vermicelli. This yummy seafood recipe is a true feast for your taste buds. This colourful biryani is easy to prepare and less time-consuming.





  1. Boil a glass of water in a pan. Add vermicelli and cook. Drain the water and keep it aside.

  2. Heat ghee in a Kadai and fry onions, cashews till brown. Then add ginger-garlic paste, cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms, spring onions, green chillies and fry. Add these ingredients one at a time and fry each of them for 2 minutes.

  3. Add raw prawns, beaten curd, salt, turmeric, chilli powder and mix well. Boil till prawns are done and water evaporates. Then mix vermicelli and sauté for a minute. Mix lime juice and remove from flame.

  4. Garnish with chopped mint, coriander leaves and cashew nuts. Serve hot with onion raita.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 384kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g24%
Cholesterol 182mg61%
Sodium 1015mg43%
Potassium 963mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 28g10%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 37g74%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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