Machchli Biryani

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - fish fillets-cut into 1.5 inch cubes
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1 cup - onions, grated
  • 1 tsp - Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - hung Yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves, chopped
  • Green chillies to taste, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - biryani masala
  • 1/3 cup - browned Onions
  • For rice:
  • 2 cup - rice, cleaned and washed
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 4 - Cloves
  • 4 - peppercorns
  • 1/2 - cinnamon-broken
  • 4 - green Cardamoms
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 3 cups - hot water
  • Saffron or colour mixed in 1/2 cup warm Milk

How to Make Machchli Biryani

  • Heat the oil in a dish.
  • Mix in the onions, cumin and ginger-garlic pastes.
  • Cook uncovered on high for 4 minutes.
  • Add the garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and yoghurt.
  • Mix well and cook covered at 70 % for 8-10 minutes stirring once.
  • Mix in the fish and cook uncovered on high for 4 minutes.
  • Stand for 1 minute and mix in the browned onions, coriander, green chillies and biryani masala.
  • To make the rice, mix in the oil, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon and cardamoms.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 minutes.
  • Add rice, water and salt.
  • Mix well and cook on high for 8 minutes and then at 70 % for 8 minutes.
  • To serve, put the fish layer at the bottom of the dish.
  • Cover with the rice and sprinkle the rice milk mixture.
  • Cover and cook at 70 % for 5 minutes.
  • Mix to break up the layers and serve.