Beef and Prawn Biryani

Beef and Prawn Biryani - Coeliac Sanctuary

Posted On: 12th July 2017
Recipe By: Alison Wheatley at

So many Indian dishes are naturally gluten free and biryani is no exception. Biryani is basically spicy rice which can have a whole host of different meats or crustaceans added into, bulk it our with some crisp veg such as carrots and green beans and you have an all in one dinner dish that's easy to make.

This recipe is...

Low Sugar


2 rump steaks
1 onion
1 cinnamon stick
2 whole cloves
1 bay leaf
3 cardamom pods
1tbsp ground cumin
1tbsp ground coriander
1/2tsp ground ginger
1tsp turmeric
1tsp mild curry powder
1 red pepper
500ml beef stock
200g basmati rice
200g prawns
2 handfuls of spinach

Preparation Time: 10 Mins
Cooking Time: 30 Mins

This recipe is free from...

Celery, Dairy, Egg, Fish, Gluten, Lupin, Molluscs, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame, Soya, Sulphites, Tree Nuts


1. Slice rump steak into strips and fry until cooked through, set aside.

2. Chop onion into slices and place in a frying pan, fry for 3 minutes until beginning to brown, add in cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf, cardamom pods (lightly crushed), cumin, coriander, ginger, turmeric and curry powder. Fry for another 1 minute then add in chopped pepper and fry once again for another minute.

3. Make up the stock and add about 100ml of it to the onion mix, fry for a further 1 minute. Add dry basmati rice, stir, add in the rest of the stock and simmer until stock is fulled absorbed and rice is soft (at least 20 minutes).

4. Add the beef back in to the pan and also add the prawns and spinach, heat until piping hot and the spinach is wilted then serve.

This recipe makes 3 servings
Nutritional info per serving

Calories Carbs Fibre Fat Sugar Protein
423 33g 6g 8g 4g 34g

Calories 423
Carbs 33g
Fibre 6g
Fat 8g
Sugar 4g
Protein 34g

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