Easy Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

Fish Biriyani is one of the most authentic biriyani dish from North Kerala. It can be made with seer or any fleshy fish. The fish is marinated with spices and fried and then cooked with rice.

Easy Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

Fish Biriyani is one of the most authentic biriyani dish from North Kerala. It can be made with seer or any fleshy fish. The fish is marinated with spices and fried and then cooked with rice.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Rice

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By Raseena Ayoob

Published On: 26 Jan 2009

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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Heat butter in a big vessel and fry cashew nuts and raisins. Remove from ghee and keep aside.

Step 2

Add two onions(sliced) and fry until the onions turn golden. keep it aside and keep the ghee separate.

Step 3

Add 3 tbsp oil in another vessel and add chilly powder and ginger.

Step 4

Add salt as required

Step 5

Add king fish steaks(washed and drained) into this and mix well.

Step 6

Add little turmeric powder and pour some water. Mix well and cover with a lid.

Step 7

Check occasionally at the beginning and frequently later as the water evaporates.

Step 8

Add coriander and mint leaves and cook until the water disappears.

Step 9

Keep the curry aside too.

Step 10

Boil water in another vessel(2 cups of water for 1 cup rice)

Step 11

Add rice (washed and kept for 10 minutes) into this and add a little salt. Stir occasionally.

Step 12

Once the rice became tender, drain it and keep for five minutes.

Step 13

Transfer cooked fish into another vessel with gravy and spread it on the bottom.

Step 14

Add half of the cooked rice, fried cashew nuts, raisins and onions on top of it.

Step 15

Make another layer with rest of the rice, raisins, cashew nuts and onions. Sprinkle little vanilla and pineapple essence on top of it.

Step 16

Finally sprinkle the left over butter on top of it and cover with a lid.

Step 17

Keep it on a slow flame for five minutes and turn the flame off after five minutes.

Step 18

:-Serve hot with raita or salad

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very delicious and easy to cook.

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