Kolambi Bhat(Rice and Prawns cooked together with spices)

Kolambi Bhat is a Maharashtrian dish.Rice and prawns are cooked together with spices.

Basmati rice-2 cups,soaked in water for 30 mins
Onion-1,medium,finely chopped
Tomato-1,finely chopped
Ginger-garlic paste-1tsp
Chilli powder-1tsp
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Garam Masala-1/2tsp
Lemon juice-1tbsp
Mint leaves-8to 10
Green chilli-1
Salt as per taste

Add the lemon juice,salt,turmeric and 1/2tsp chilli powder to the prawns.Leave it to marinate.Grind together the coconut,mint leaves and chillies.
In a pan heat the oil and saute the onions for 2 mins.Then add the ginger and garlic paste and let it roast for a minute.Add in the remaining chilli powder,cumin powder,garam masala and some salt.Throw in the tomatoes.Let it cook on a medium flame.Add the marineted prawns and the coconut paste.Saute it for a minute.Pour in the water.When it boils add the rice.Keep on a high flame until it boils,then cook on a medium flame.Once the rice is cooked .With a fork fluff the rice.Serve hot with raita.!!!!!!!!!!!


Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and mouthwatering rice and prawn combo.

divya said...

looks delicious n yummy..

ANU said...

yummy and tasty...
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Kitchen Queen said...

Love the grains. Looks delicious. Do visit my space too.

Savitha Ganesan said...

Never heard of th rice.interesting.

Maha Gadde said...

wow very beautiful....well presented n yummy

Julie said...

new to me,tempting & delicious!!'
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Jaya M said...

That looks well made ..delicious..how r you? hugs and smiles