Fish Biryani Recipe Video

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg fish fillets-cut into 1.5 ” cubes
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 cup onions-grated
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hung yogurt
  • 1 cup coriander leaves-chopped
  • Green chillies to taste-finely chopped
  • 1 tsp biryani masala
  • 1/3 cup browned onions
  • For the Rice:
  • 2 cup rice-cleaned and washed
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 1 cinnamon-broken
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups hot water
  • Saffron or color mixed in 1 cup warm milk

Method:

  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds.
  • When they splutter, add onions and ginger-garlic pastes.
  • Stir fry till fat separates.
  • Add the garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and yogurt and saute till fat separates.
  • Mix in the fish and cook over high heat till opaque.
  • Mix in the browned onions, coriander, green chillies and biryani masala.
  • To make the rice, heat oil and add cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon and cardamoms.
  • When they darken a bit, add rice, water and salt.
  • Mix well and cook till rice is tender but still holds its shape.
  • To serve, put the fish layer at the bottom of the dish, cover with the rice and sprinkle the saffron-milk mixture.
  • Keep in an oven or over low heat, over a tawa for about 15 minutes.
  • Mix to break up the layers and serve.

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