Noorjehani Biryani

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - meat, cut into large pieces
  • 1/2 kg - rice, parboiled
  • 4 large sliced onions
  • 500 gms - ghee
  • 2 cups - beaten yoghurt (curd)
  • 1 large whole garlic pod
  • 2 ginger ground salt
  • 3 tsp - chilli powder
  • 3 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 inches of cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns
  • For seasoning:
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 6 cardamoms
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 inches of long cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp - peppercorns

How to Make Noorjehani Biryani

  • Heat ghee and fry the seasoning items till brown.
  • Then add onions and brown well.
  • Put in meat, ginger and garlic and brown well.
  • Add salt, chilli and coriander powder.
  • Fry again for 5 mins.
  • Add 2-3 cups of hot water.
  • Simmer till meat is tender.
  • Add in curd and fry again till thick masala is formed.
  • Remove half the masala.
  • Put layer of rice in pan.
  • Spread removed masala on top.
  • Keep pan on griddle.
  • Cook on a low fire for about half an hour.
  • Serve hot with raitha.

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