Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani



INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 3 cups raw shrimp (cleaned / deveined)
  • 2 tbsp Ghee/ Clarified Butter
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 cups Chopped Onion
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Chopped Tomato
  • 3 Serrano Pepper/ Green Chilies
  • 1/2 Cup Mint
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut milk
  • 2 3/4 cup water
  • Cilantro chopped
Powder:
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 or 2 tsp Red Chili Pepper Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander/ Dhaniya Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
Tadka/ Tempering:
  • 1 or 2 Bay Leaves
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
STEP BY STEP VIDEO :


INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Rinse and soak the Basmati Rice for 20 minutes.  Clean and devein the shrimp.
  • Turn On Instant Pot - Saute Mode More
  • Add ghee and oil.
  • Once the ghee is hot, add Bay Leaves, Cloves, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Star Anise, and Cumin Seeds
  • Add  Chopped Onions,  Saute until onion turns into light brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, Chopped Tomato, mint leaves and Serrano Peppers, Saute until tomato gets soft.
  • Add Shrimp and saute for a minute 
  • Add Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red Chili Pepper Powder, Coriander Powder and Garam Masala Powder. Give it a mix.
  •  Add Soaked and Drained Rice with 1/4 cup coconut milk and 2 3/4 cups of water. (1cup rice - 1.5 cup liquid)
  • Close the lid with Sealing position,  Cancel Saute Mode, Change to Manual/Pressure 5 minutes High Pressure.
  • Open the lid after natural pressure release.
  • Garnish with Cilantro and give a gentle mix.
  • Yummy Shrimp Biryani is Ready.

NOTE:
  • Here I used Instant Pot 6 qt Duo.
  • You can use Raw or Cooked Shrimp.
  • Adjust red chili powder based on your spice level.

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