Fish Biryani Recipe


Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cinnamon sticks4
 Sliced onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Basmati rice3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Boiled water6 Cup (96 tbs)
 King fish/Seer fish1⁄2 Kilogram
 Chilly powder1 Tablespoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sliced onion3
 Ginger garlic green chillies paste2 Tablespoon
 Chopped tomato1
 Garam masala powder1 Teaspoon
 Curd1 Tablespoon
 Thick coconut milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped coriander1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ghee2 Tablespoon
 Cashew nuts1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (roasted)
 Raisins1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (roasted)


For preparing rice:
1)Heat ghee in a pan.

2)Add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and pepper. 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 making 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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butterbites says :

pictures would be nice to have
Posted on: 3 July 2007 - 2:55pm
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Andrew says :

Nice one!
Posted on: 2 July 2007 - 10:18am