Quick n Easy Turkey Biryani

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Total Time:
6 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 lb - Turkey (cut in medium pieces)
  • Cardamom to taste
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • 5 tbsps - Clarified butter
  • Cloves to taste
  • 1 tsp - All spice powder
  • 1 tbsp - Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 5 - Onion
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 - Tomato
  • 1/2 cup - Yoghurt
  • 3 tbsps - Vegetable oil
  • 10 - Green chillies
  • 2 tsp - Red chilli powder
  • 2.5 cups - Basmati rice
  • 2 tsp - Coriander powder

How to Make Quick n Easy Turkey Biryani

  • Marinate turkey with yogurt, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. Set aside for at least 4 hours.
  • Add 3 tbsps of oil to the frying pan.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste when oil is hot and fry till golden brown.
  • Now add cut onions, green chillies and fry till onion is transparent.
  • Add tomatoes and fry well.
  • Add mint and coriander leaves and set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled, blend all this in a blender till the mixture becomes finely grinded.
  • Add ghee and oil to a frying pan. When heated, add cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
  • Fry till brown.
  • Now add salt, the blended and the marinated mixtures and mix well.
  • You can also add mint and coriander leaves while cooking.
  • If you are using pressure cooker, cook the turkey with the mixture for 2 whistles.
  • Otherwise for frying pan cook the mixture for 30-40 mins, till the meat is half cooked.
  • Meanwhile, wash the basmati rice well and drain the water.
  • Once the meat is ready, add water and basmati rice.
  • Rice to water ratio should be 1:2 (the water includes the gravy from cooking the meat).
  • Add salt to the mixture.
  • Let the rice cook.
  • Once done serve hot with curd raitha.