Malabar Prawns Biryani with Carrot Onion Raita

Malabar Prawns BiryaniBiriyani is one of the special seafood delicacies of the Malabar cuisine. Today’s recipe is Malabar Prawns Biryani with Carrot Onion Raita. We know verities of biriyani like, vegetarian and other vegetarian recipes. This is a delicious and flavorful biryani; I served the prawn’s biryani with simple onion and carrot raita. You can use any kind of prawns for this.

Prawns Biryani

I hope all are enjoy my Malabar Style Prawns Biriyani with yummy recipes. Please read the step by step procedure bellow with detailed images.

How to Make Malabar Prawns Biryani

Below you can see the recipe with step by step instruction with picture and images to make Malabar prawns biryani.


  1. Cooked rice 1 ½ cup
  2. Prawns 250 gm
  3. Onion 2 large size
  4. Ginger garlic and green chili paste 1 table spoon
  5. Tomato 2 small size
  6. Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  7. Red chili powder ½ table spoon
  8. Biriyani masala ¾ table spoon
  9. Yogurt 1 ½ table spoon
  10. Mint leaves 2 table spoon chopped
  11. Coriander leaves 2 table spoon chopped
  12. Salt to taste

For garnish

  1. Mint, coriander leaves chopped 2 table spoon
  2. Fried onions, raisins and cashew ¼  cup


Heat a pan with oil; add thinly sliced onions and little salt. Cook untill the onions become very soft.

Add ginger garlic and green chili paste and saute for about 2 minutes.

Now add chopped tomato, just saute it and close the lid. Cook for 2 minutes in low flame, untill the tomatoes become soft.

Add masalas like turmeric powder, red chili powder and biriyani masala. Saute til the oil looses out.

Now add yogurt and again mix well.

This is the time to add our prawns,  mix the prawns very well with the masala.

Add salt to taste and close the lid and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes in low flame.

Open the lid and add chopped mint, coriander leaves and mix it gently.

Add cooked rice on the top of the prawns masala.Sprinkle fried onion, cashew, raisins, mint and coriander leaves.

Close the lid, simmer the flame and dum for 5 minutes.

The prawn’s biriyani is ready serving it with raita.


How to make Carrot Onion Raita

Our Malabar Prawns Biryani is ready, now let us think how to make carrot onion raita. Below you can see the step by step instructions and images, to make Carrot Onion Raita

Carrot Onion Raita

Ingredients for making raita

  1. Yogurt ½ cup
  2. Onion chopped 2 table spoon
  3. Carrot chopped 2 table spoon
  4. Coriander leaves chopped ½ table spoon
  5. Green chili 1 chopped
  6. Salt to taste.


In a bowl add yogurt and all other ingredients, combine well.

Raita is ready to serve. This is the simple raita for biriyani.

Malabar Style Prawns Biriyani / Carrot Onion Raita

Enjoy prawns biriyani with raita, thank you all.