fish biriyani recipe, easy fish biriyani, biriyani stove top method

Fish Biriyani

fish biriyani recipe, easy fish biriyani, biriyani stove top method

Fish Biriyani

 

Fish Biriyani Recipe

 Ingredients: (Serves 3-4)

  • King Fish – 300g (sliced)
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Ginger  garlic paste – 4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½  tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Biryani Masala/Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Curd – ¼ cup
  • Ghee – 5-6 tsp
  • Milk – ¼ cup
  • Saffron – few strands
  • Yellow food color – 2-3 drops(optional)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Mint Leaves
  • Lemon slices (optional)
  • Cooked Basmati Rice – ( I cooked with 1 Cup Rice, recipe here)

 

To Marinate: (For Fish)

  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼  tsp
  • Ginger  garlic paste – 2 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Salt

 

For Garnishing:

  • Onion – 1
  • Cashew – 3 Tbsp
  • Raisins – 2 Tbsp
  • Onion – 1
  • Oil/Ghee – for frying

 

(Note: 1 Cup = 250 ml

Vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level

I took 1 Cup of Basmati rice and prepared the rice. Recipe here)

 

Fish Biriyani

 

Method: (With Step-by-step pics)

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Mix all the ingredients to marinate. Add sliced fish into it and keep it in the fridge for half an hour.

 

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Heat oil in a nonstick pan and roast the fish

 

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Roast until its light brown in color. Remove it from the pan

 

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Take the ingredients for garnishing. Heat oil/ghee in a pan and fry onion until its light brown in color. Remove it from pan and fry cashews and raisin. Keep it aside.

 

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To the same pan add sliced onion and sauté till onion turns golden brown in color

 

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Add sliced tomato and cook till it becomes soft.

 

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Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a min or two. Add all the spice powder and sauté it for 2-3 mins

 

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Beat the curd well. Reduce the flame and add curd and mix well. Switch of the stove. Masala part is ready.

 

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Now take a pan and brush it with ghee

 

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Spread half of the masala prepared down. Place few fried fish pieces on top. Put few coriander and mint leaves also

 

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Spread half of the cooked rice on top. Place some fried onion, cashew, raisin and corianderleaves, mint leaves and lemon slices. Add 2 tsp of ghee also

 

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Add the saffron to the milk. Add 2-3 drops of yellow food color also. Pour half of the milk over the rice

 

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Repeat the layering step

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Masala, fried fish and rice is layered till top. Place the remaining ingredients to garnish on top and pour remaining milk and ghee

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Cover the pan with a tight lid. You can use a cloth also to keep the lid tight. Heat a tawa and place  the biriyani vessel on top of it. Reduce the flame to minimum and cook for 15-20min.

 

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Now your Briryani is ready. Serve with raitha and enjoy!!!!!

 

 

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