Soak two cups of zeera-samba rice in water.
Marinate prawns in half a cup of yogurt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder.
Prepare the remaining ingredients, three chopped onions, a sliced tomato, chopped coriander and a lemon.
Heat some butter and oil. Add a stick of cinnamon and some cloves. Now fry the onions till they are almost brown. Add and fry Ginger garlic paste till the raw smell is gone. Add tomato and coriander. Season with salt. Use the tomato to deglaze the pan.
Add the prawns and after a three mins add lemon juice. Deglaze again. Meanwhile start heating 3.5 cups of water.
Add the rice and the boiling hot water.
Pressure cook on low heat for approx 9 mins.
Your simple prawn pulao is ready.