Nadan Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

Nadan Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)is one of the most authentic biriyani dish from North Kerala. It is a colourful dish made of rice, spices, fish. It is the best lunch on holidays.

Nadan Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

Nadan Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)is one of the most authentic biriyani dish from North Kerala. It is a colourful dish made of rice, spices, fish. It is the best lunch on holidays.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Muneera Mohdali

Published On: 11 Apr 2012

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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing nadan fish biriyani, marinate fish pieces with chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt for 1/2 an hour.

Step 2

2)Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated fish pieces.

Step 3

Remove the fish from the pan. Add green chillies , onion and curry leave to the same oil. SautT well for 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 4

After it is done add ginger paste and garlic paste. Saute it for some time.

Step 5

Toss in the tomato till done.

Step 6

Saute in turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, fennel powder, pepper powder, fenugreek leaves and salt.

Step 7

After 3 minutes, add yogurt and coriander leaves. Mix it well.

Step 8

Now toss in the fried fish to the masala. Cover the fish with the masala. Close the lid for some time and then remove it from the flame.

Step 9

For the rice, boil water with salt, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and 1tsp ghee/oil.

Step 10

Then add the rice and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.

Step 11

Layer: -
11)Take a big vessel and add 1 tsp of ghee around the vessel.

Step 12

Then add in the prepared fish masala.

Step 13

After that add some rice over it and sprinkle a pinch of garam masala, ghee, coriander leaves.

Step 14

Repeat the process till all the rice and the masale is over.

Step 15

After that close the lid and heat it for five minutes on low flame.

Step 16

When the lid become hot remove it from the flame.

Step 17

Open the lid, and finally add 1 tsp ghee into the biriyani.

Step 18

Nadan fish biriyani is ready. Serve with cucumber or onoin raita.

Step 19

Note:
1)You can add spices according to your taste.

Step 20

Increase the ghee or oil if you like.

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