Malabar biryani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Malabar biryani

  • For Rice: Soak the basmati rice for 1/2 an hour.
  • Cook it adding a tsp of lime juice, salt, spices and a tsp of ghee.
  • Drain it in a colander, keep aside. For Masala:
  • Grind ginger, garlic, green chilly into a coarse paste.
  • In a heavy bottom kadai, pour oil and season fennel seeds.
  • Add sliced onion, saute for few minutes.
  • Add the ground paste, after few seconds add tomatoes, curd and stir it becomes pulpy.
  • Add all powders, finally add chicken, mint leaves, coriander, salt and cook for about 15 - 20 minutes. Layering Biryani:
  • In a separate vessel, first put the gravy evenly, then rice.
  • Arrange it properly and finally add fried cashews, raisins.
  • Pour ghee on top and put in dum for 10 - 15 minutes, covering with a tight lid.
  • Serve hot, accompanied with onion salad or raita, pappodom and any pickle.