Shrimp Curry and Rice
Servings Prep Time
2servings 5minutes
Cook Time
17 minutes
Servings Prep Time
2servings 5minutes
Cook Time
17 minutes
  • 15 to 20 Shrimpdeveined
  • 1/2tsp chili powder
  • 1/8tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4tsp garam masala
  • 1/2tsp salt
For making Shrimp Curry
  • 1tbsp oil
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 3/4tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 onionchopped
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 1tsp ginger-ginger paste
  • 2 tomatoeschopped
  • 3/4 to 1tsp chili powderbased on your spice level
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4tsp garam masala
  • 2tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 2handfuls cilantrochopped
  • 3/4 cup Water
For Cooking Basmati Rice
  • 1cup Basmati ricerinsed
  • 3/4cup mixed veggiescut very small
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp garam masala
  • 1/8tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 and 1/4cups Water
  • 1tsp ghee
  1. Into a bowl, add all the above mentioned ingredients to marinate the shrimp and let marinate for 5 minutes.
  2. Turn on the IP.
  3. Click Saute- Normal Temperature.
  4. Let the display change to HOT.
  5. Add oil, dried bay leaves, cumin seeds saute for a few seconds.
  6. Add onion, season with ¼ tsp salt. Cook for a minute.
  7. Add ginger-garlic paste, saute for 2 minutes.
  8. Add tomatoes, saute for a minute.
  9. Add marinated shrimp, chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder and salt to taste. Combine well.
  10. Add cilantro and water. Combine well.
  11. Place the trivet over the shrimp.
  12. In a medium sized heat resistant glass or stainless steel bowl, combine all the ingredients for making rice. I didn’t soak the rice.
  13. Place the rice/water bowl on the trivet.
  14. Close the pot with its lid.
  15. Turn the vent to sealing position.
  16. Cancel Saute mode.
  17. Click on Manual- high pressure. Click Adjust- set time to 7 minutes.
  18. After the pressure cooking has completed. Let steam release naturally for 10 minutes.
  19. After 10 minutes, do a quick steam release.
  20. Open up the lid, aren’t you guys excited???
  21. You will get to see the perfectly cooked basmati rice.
  22. Take the rice bowl and trivet out of the pot.
  23. To thicken the Shrimp curry, click on saute mode and cook for 5 minutes till the gravy thickens.
  24. Serve the shrimp curry and rice on a plate, enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Adding mixed veggies and spices to the rice are just optional, you could just make plain rice.
1 cup basmati rice serves 2 people.