Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani

by shahanasalim
Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani is an awesome preparation very prevalent in Malabar region. Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani is a non vegetarian rice based dish very fondly termed as a mother’s love dish. Fish fillets without bones are used for the preparation. The exotic flavorful Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani is unique and special with fried fish fillets blended with a spicy masala and layered alternatively with cooked aromatic rice. Fish is nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani here.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • King Fish - 1/2 kg
  • Onion(finely chopped, medium) - 6 nos
  • Tomato(finely chopped, medium) - 4 nos
  • Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Ginger Paste - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly paste - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Yoghurt/curd - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1 cup
  • Mint leaves(Pudhina) - 1/2 cup
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Lime juice - 4 tsp
For rice:-
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • King Fish - 1/2 kg
  • Onion(finely chopped, medium) - 6 nos
  • Tomato(finely chopped, medium) - 4 nos
  • Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Ginger Paste - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly paste - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Yoghurt/curd - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - 1 cup
  • Mint leaves(Pudhina) - 1/2 cup
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Lime juice - 4 tsp
For rice:-
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Kerala Simple Fish Biriyni, first marinate fish fillets with turmeric powder, red chilly powder, ginger-garlic paste and fennel seeds powder for 1 hr in a refrigerator.
  2. Fry the marinated fish fillets in ghee.
  3. Remove them to a plate and heat up the same pan.
  4. Add onion and fry, till it turns golden brown.
  5. Add ginger-garlic-chilly paste and fry for 2 mins.
  6. Add tomato, garam masala, salt, coriander leaves and mint leaves and cook for a few mins.
  7. Add yoghurt.
  8. Put the fried fish fillets in this masala.
  9. Boil water in a vessel.
  10. Add enough salt, turmeric powder, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and ghee.
  11. Cook rice until it is done and drain.
  12. :- Make sure the rice doesn`t get sticky.
  13. Heat a little ghee in a pan.
  14. Put a little of cooked rice and spread 1 tsp of lime juice over it.
  15. Put one layer of the fish masala above that and repeat the process till the rice and masala are over.
  16. :- Take care not to break the fish fillets.
  17. Close the lid tightly and heat on a low flame for about 10 mins.
  18. Mix before serving.
  19. :- Serve Kerala Simple Fish Biriyani with yoghurt and chutney or pickle.
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12 comments

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Remiya Suresh January 15, 2010 - 12:43 am

excellent !!!

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Priya June 21, 2007 - 12:00 am

The recipe is very good.Easy to prepare.But if it is little more spicy it will be the beat recipe.

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anu January 8, 2008 - 12:00 am

recipe was fairly straightforward and tasted really good, have tried another prawn biryani recipe before but it wasn`t as tasty as this, thank you

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fisherwoman October 30, 2007 - 12:00 am

This is a very good recipe.I decreased the spice amount a little but it was still quite spicy.I would recommend thid recipe to anyone who wants to make a good fish biriyani.

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Regina October 21, 2007 - 12:00 am

absolutely excellent…thanks

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Neeharika December 24, 2008 - 12:43 am

Superb…………it came out really well

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deepa January 19, 2009 - 2:04 pm

I tried it came out excellent,thaks alot for the recipe

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eliz October 21, 2008 - 12:00 am

very good and easy to prepare. my kids love this

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tresa January 20, 2010 - 2:06 am

This is a wonderful recipe i wud suggest thiz one for anyone who wants to make a lovely fish biriyani!!!

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Ramya Remesh October 18, 2012 - 12:42 am

My hus, brother and my baby enjoyed this recipe..so enjoy others also by making this in good way…thanks a lot………

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Anoop July 6, 2013 - 10:52 pm

Gonna try it…i guess it may come well

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Shijo Jijo January 26, 2012 - 11:21 pm

Good one we all enjoyed a lot..thanks for your recipe.

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