Another biriyani recipe to my biriyani list.
The meat is made into koftas and added to the rice.
Flavourful,Aromatic and tasty rice!
You can use any meat to make this type of biriyani.The same can be tried to make
stringhoppers biriyani too.
Now for the recipe.
For the kofta
500 gm boneless chicken
2-3 green chilli
1 tblsp ginger-garlic paste.
1/2 tsp.garam masala powder.
Salt to taste
Few curry leaves
1/2 cup roasted gram dal / soaked channa dal
Oil for frying.
Blend all together coarsely.Form into koftas and fry till golden brown and set aside.
Ingredients for rice.
500 gm rice
3-4 onions sliced
A little coriander leaves,mint leaves,some fried onions ground to a coarse paste
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tblsp biriyani masala powder ( biriyani masala powder)
5-6 slit green chillies
1/4 cup curd
1 tsp. whole peppercorns
juice of 2 limes
Whole garam masala (3 cardamons,2 inch cinammon ,4-5cloves,1 tsp saunf)
Few curry leaves
2-3 tsp kasuri methi leaves.
salt to taste
Take a little oil from the left over fried oil and add the whole garam masala first ,and
then add sliced onions. (reserve a few amount of fried onions )
Once it is slightly brown,add the slit green chillies.
When you see the chillies turning color ,add ginger garlic paste, tomato,chilli
powder,coriander- mint paste and biriyani powder,curd and cook till you see all well
blended.Add the koftas and mix well.
Add 1 cup warm water and cook for 5 minutes.
For the final mix
Add some ghee and the reserved onions at the bottom of the vessel you are going to cook
Add the soaked rice,and pour the kofta mixture over it.
Add lime juice and a few mint and coriander leaves.
Add warm water 1 inch above the rice level.
Check for salt and cook on a slow fire till done.
When done heat a little ghee ,pour ove rice and cover.
Garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashewnuts if you prefer.
Serve with raita ,and dishes of your choice.