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Chunky Tuna Biryani Recipe

Chunky Tuna Biryani is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cans - white -meat Tuna chunks
  • 3 cups - Rice
  • 2 - large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 - large, ripe Tomato
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1 inch piece - Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp - Cloves
  • 1 inch - ginger, crushed
  • 4 to 6 - Cardamoms
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - Lemons
  • 4 sprigs - Curry leaves
  • Food color - a few drops of orange-red.
  • How to Make Chunky Tuna Biryani:

    1. Fry onions in a vessel till pink in colour and then add the whole spices, garlic and ginger and fry for 2 mins.
    2. Then add the tomato and chillies and fry till tomatoes are soft.
    3. Add tuna chunks with 1/2 cup of brine from the can, 1/2 the curry-leaves and salt to taste and simmer covered for 3 mins.
    4. Wash the rice, add double its quantity of water, salt to taste and bring to a boil.
    5. Simmer till it is almost done and drain.
    6. Heat ghee in a tempering pan and splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves in it.
    7. Add the tuna-masala, a few drops food colour and the mustard-curry leaves mix into the rice, cover and toss well.
    8. Simmer covered for 1 mins or till rice grains are well cooked.
    9. Garnish with the left-over fried onions, some freshly chopped coriander leaves and lemon wedges.





     

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