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Lobster Biryani

A popular recipe of Sri Lanka and south India

Lobster Biryani


60 ml oil
2 Onions chopped
1 litre water
1/2 cup coconut milk
500gm basmati rice
4 lobster shelled and deveined
2 tsp chopped tomato
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
salt to taste
50 gms ginger -garlic paste
Coriander for garnishing


  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan
  2. Add onion and saute till transparent.
  3. Add tomato , ginger - garlic paste, coriander , red chilli and vlack pepper powders
  4. Saute for a while and then add water, coconut milk, lobster and rice
  5. Cook for 15-20 mins on high flame
  6. When the rice is parboiled spoon he mixture and transfer to a container.
  7. Seal it and cook in a pre heated oven for 20 mins or till the rice is cooked.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves
  9. Serve hot



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Mera Pyar Shalimar said...

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