Kuska Briyani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Bay Leaves - 2
  • Cloves- 2/3
  • Elaichi-2
  • Cinnamon (pattai) - small piece
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste - 2 tbsps
  • Tomatoes - 3-4
  • Green Chillies - 10-15
  • Rice(Basmati) - 1 cup
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves,finely chopped-A small bunch
  • Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp

How to Make Kuska Briyani

  • Heat ghee and 3-4 tbsps of oil in a kadai.
  • Season with bay leaves, elaichi, cinnamon, and cloves.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw flavor goes off.
  • Add the slit green chillies and then the diced tomatoes.
  • Once the tomatoes turn mushy, then add salt to taste and chilli powder.
  • Now, add half the coriander leaves and enough water to cook the rice.
  • Add the rice once the water starts boiling.
  • Cook on a low flame adding a little of the coriander leaves each time you stir the rice.
  • Once it is more than 3/4th cooked, then pressure cook the rice with two whistles.
  • Now add the rest of the cut coriander and garnish.
  • Serve with onion raitha.