Saturday, August 31, 2013

Fish biriyani

By on 12:43 PM

Got this Fsh biriyani recipe from my dear friend-Aswathy Nishanth...This was super duper...

For Rice:

Ghee - 2 tbsp
Cardamom(Elakka) - 4 nos
Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 4 sticks
Cloves(Grambu) - 4 nos
Black Peppercorns - 4 nos
Onion(sliced) - 1/2 cup
Basmati rice - 3 cups
Boiled water - 6 cups
Salt - 2 tsp

For fish masala:-

King fish or seer fish - 1/2 kg
Chilly powder - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 cup
Onion(sliced) - 3 nos
Ginger-garlic-green chillies paste - 2 tbsp
Tomatoe(chopped) - 1 no
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Curd - 1 tbsp
Thick coconut milk - 1/4 cup
Coriander leaves(chopped) - 1 cup
Mint leaves(chopped) - 2tbsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp

For garnishing:-

Cashew nuts(roasted)
Raisins(Onakka munthiri)(roasted)

Preparation Method of Fish Biriyani Recipe
For preparing rice:-

1)Heat ghee in a pan.
2)Add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and black peppercorns. Stir them.
3)Add onions and fry for 5 min.
4)Add rice and stir for 5 min.
5)Pour boiled water along with salt and cook till it done.

For making fish masala:-
1)Marinate fish pieces with chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt
for 1 hour.
2)Fry the marinated fish pieces in oil.
3)Heat the same oil used to fry the fish in a pan.
4)Add sliced onions and fry on a low flame, till it becomes slightly brown.
5)On medium flame, add ginger-garlic-green chilly paste and tomato.
6)Stir it for 6 min.
7)Add garam masala powder,curd, coconut milk, coriander leaves and salt and stir it for 5 min.
8)Add fried fish pieces and reduce the flame.
9)Cook till it starts to boil.

For Assembling fish biriyani:-
1)Take a deep bottom vessel and layer rice and fish masala.
2)Pour 2 tbsp of ghee and tightly cover with a lid.
3)Keep it on a very low flame for 10 min.
4)Garnish with roasted nuts and raisins

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  1. I have heard a lot about Fish Biryani but somehow tried it myself. I'm sure it must be delicious. Thanks for participating in my Virtual Eid Potluck Party. You have an award waiting for you at my blog. Please accept it.