King Fish Biriyani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • King Fish -1/2 kg
  • Onion, medium size, chopped finely - 6
  • Tomato, medium size, chopped finely - 4
  • Garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • Ginger paste - 2 tbsp
  • Green chilli paste- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt - 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves- 1 cup
  • Mint leaves - 3/4 cup
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Lime juice - 4 tsp
  • Basmati rice- 2.5 cup

How to Make King Fish Biriyani

  • Marinate fish fillets using turmeric powder-1 tsp, red chilli powder-2 tsp, garlic-ginger paste-2 tsp, fennel seed powder- 1/2 tsp. Keep one hour in refrigerator.
  • Fry fish fillets in ghee.
  • After removing fish, fry onion in the same ghee.
  • When it turns golden brown put garlic-ginger-green chilly paste.
  • Fry these for 2 minutes and then add tomato, garam masala, salt, coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  • Cook for a few minutes and add yoghurt.
  • Put fried fish fillets in this masala.
  • Boil water.
  • Add enough salt, a pinch of turmeric powder, 2 cardamom, 3 small pieces of clove, 2 cinnamons, and 1 spoon ghee to this.
  • Cook rice until it is done and drain.
  • Take care the rice not to be sticky.
  • Heat the pan. Pour a little of ghee. Put a little of cooked rice and spread 1 tsp lime juice over it. Put one layer of the fish masala above that and repeat the process till the rice and masala are over.
  • Take care the fish fillets should not be broken.
  • Close the lid tightly and heat on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  • Mix before serve. Serve with yogurt and chutney or pickle.