How to make shrimp biryani, a quick and easy recipe!

how to make shrimp biryani, an indian all time favorite dish, that is quick, easy and packed with flavor

Biryani is comfort food. My mom is the biryani queen, she makes all different versions from chicken, mutton/goat, shrimp to chickpea/vegetarian, and they are all amazing. It is a simple dish, just rice and whatever masala you desire, baked together for a flavorful, satisfying meal. I like making it for my family, because as a busy mom, I don’t have to worry about a ton of side dishes, one and done, y’all. So I am giving you my favorite, which also happens to be the easiest biryani recipe: shrimp biryani. This will take¬†your tastebuds to anotha-level!


Here are the ingredients, watch the video for easy to follow instructions!!

For the marinade:
2 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp lemon/lime juice
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp masala powder
1 tbsp cooking oil
salt to taste

For the masala:
1/4 cup oil
3 cardamom pods, 7 cloves, 1/2 stick cinnamon, 1/4 tsp fennel, 1 star anise
2 medium onions, sliced thin,1 large tomato diced or sliced, 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
2 tbsp chopped ginger; 2 tbsp chopped garlic chopped and 2 chili peppers,chopped
2tsp masala powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp coriander
1/4 tsp fenugreek (optional)

2 cups of cooked basmati rice




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