Marinated Fish Biryani

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - fish
  • 2 cup - basmati rice, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • For Bouquet Garnish:
  • 10 - black pepper Corns
  • 2" stick - Cinnamon
  • 3 - brown Cardamoms
  • 10 - Cloves
  • 4 - Bay Leaves
  • 1 pinch - Mace
  • 1 tsp - Caraway seeds
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • To Make a Paste with Little Water:
  • 2 tbsp - gram flour
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 2 - large onions, sliced
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 3 tbsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • Powdered Together:
  • 1/2 tsp - carom seeds
  • 4 - green Cardamoms
  • 6 - Cloves
  • 400 g - Yoghurt
  • 4 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Ghee

How to Make Marinated Fish Biryani

  • Smear the fish with the paste and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Wash fish and pat dry
  • Boil the rice in water along with salt, bouquet garnish and lemon juice
  • Cook till 90% done and drain.
  • Discard the bouquet garnish
  • Heat 1/2 cup ghee in a pan
  • Saute bay leaves and fry onions till pink
  • Now add the ginger-garlic paste and green chillies.
  • Saute till brown.
  • Add the coriander and red chilli powder and saute for 15 sec
  • Add the whisked yoghurt and caraway seeds, cardamoms and clove powder and cook for 5 minutes
  • Now slide in the fish pieces and cook for about 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat
  • Sprinkle the coriander leaves and 1 tbsp lemon juice on the fish. Layer the fish on the rice.
  • Pour the balance melted ghee evenly over the rice.
  • Close with a tight lid and seal with dough
  • Place the pan on top of a griddle on very low heat and cook for 6-8 minutes