2013/08/20

HYDERABAD FISH BIRIYANI




INGREDIENTS :

 Fish -  1/2 kg 
Curd - 1/2 cup
Basmathi Rice - 2 cups
Onions - 2 medium sized
Green Chillies  4 nos
Mint leaves - 1 handful
Coriander leaves -
 1 handful
Tomatoes - 2
Red Chili powder -1 tsp

Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 
Ghee 
Whole Garam Masala -1/2 tsp(Cloves - 3 , Cinnamon sticks - 4 , Biriyani leaves - 2, Star anasi - 3 , Elachi - 2)
Garam Masala powder -1/2 tsp

Lemon Juice - 1 tsp


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1.Wash the rice and cook in a heavy vessel / electric rice cooker with 3.5 cups of water and little salt. 
2.Take cleaned fish and marinate with yogurt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, powered garam masala, little salt. 

3.Heat oil/ghee in a pan .Saute whole garam masala and then add finely sliced onions till brown and tender . Followed by thinly sliced tomatoes and saute till skinny .Followed by adding green chillies, mint and coriander leaves for 2 mins on medium flame  .Add Chilli powder , Turmeric , salt and Garam masala powder.
4.Meanwhile , slightly fry fish in little oil . Then , add fish pieces to the onion masala and cook for few minutes .
5.Finally , mix fish masala with the rice and slowly stir it up  .Cook till done .

Serve with Raitha / Mint chutney  .

15 comments :

Ruxana Gafoor said...

fish biriyani looks delicious

Preeti Tamilarasan said...

perfect biriyani with nice flavor.

CHITRA said...

Nice , hope it tasted great !

S.Menaga said...

looks delicious!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and inviting fish biriyani. This one I had left out. Your recipe is definitely a way to try.
Deepa

Rumana Ambrin said...

Very delicious looking briyani...

Jay said...

looks tasty n yummm
Tasty Appetite

Nilu A said...

Wow! Fish biryani looks really good Shama.. Thanks for sharing dear :-)

Priya Anandakumar said...

Lovely biryani Shama...

Shobha said...

Love any biriyani ..

Amila Wickramarachchi said...

super delicious and inviting!

Rafeeda AR said...

Thumbs up 4 dat delicious platter of fish biriyani...

hemalata said...

Looks so delicious and inviting fish biriyani.

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious fish biriyani Shamma.

Priya Suresh said...

Wonderful platter,makes me hungry.