Easy Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

by RaseenaAyoob
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.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Heat butter in a big vessel and fry cashew nuts and raisins. Remove from ghee and keep aside.
  2. Add two onions(sliced) and fry until the onions turn golden. keep it aside and keep the ghee separate.
  3. Add 3 tbsp oil in another vessel and add chilly powder and ginger.
  4. Add salt as required
  5. Add king fish steaks(washed and drained) into this and mix well.
  6. Add little turmeric powder and pour some water. Mix well and cover with a lid.
  7. Check occasionally at the beginning and frequently later as the water evaporates.
  8. Add coriander and mint leaves and cook until the water disappears.
  9. Keep the curry aside too.
  10. Boil water in another vessel(2 cups of water for 1 cup rice)
  11. Add rice (washed and kept for 10 minutes) into this and add a little salt. Stir occasionally.
  12. Once the rice became tender, drain it and keep for five minutes.
  13. Transfer cooked fish into another vessel with gravy and spread it on the bottom.
  14. Add half of the cooked rice, fried cashew nuts, raisins and onions on top of it.
  15. Make another layer with rest of the rice, raisins, cashew nuts and onions. Sprinkle little vanilla and pineapple essence on top of it.
  16. Finally sprinkle the left over butter on top of it and cover with a lid.
  17. Keep it on a slow flame for five minutes and turn the flame off after five minutes.
  18. :-Serve hot with raita or salad
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curryadmin
ash January 30, 2009 - 8:39 am

very delicious and easy to cook.

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