Kolambi Bhaat

Ingredients : 

  • Basmati rice – 250 gms
  • Green chili – 3
  • Prawns – 500 gms
  • Sesame seeds – 1 ½ tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cloves – a few
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – 25 gms
  • Kopral (dry coconut) – 3 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Water – 500 ml

For Marination :

  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice – of 1 lemon
  • Salt to taste           

Method : 

  • Marinate the prawn with turmeric powder,
    chili powder, limejuice and salt.
  • Wash the rice and soak for 20 – 25
    minutes.
  • Roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds,
    sesame seeds, bay leaves, cloves and dry
    coconut.
  • Slit the green chili.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and add mustard seeds. When they
    crackle, add curry leaves, asafoetida, green chili, then the spices and
    marinated prawns.
  • Sauté for 2 minutes. Add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add rice and initially cook on a high flame, when the water dries up, cook
    on a slow flame with lid on, till the rice is done.
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