Thursday, 15 October 2009



Boneless fish 10 pieces

Long grained rice 2 cups

Fried onion 1/2 cup

Green chilli 3

Biryani masala powder 4 tbsp

Turmeric powder 1/4 tbsp

Chilli powder 1 tbsp

Chopped coriander leaves 5 tbsp

Chopped mint leaves 5 tbsp

Aniseeds 1 tbsp

Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp

Cinnamon 1/2 stick

Lemon juice 2 tbsp

Cloves 3

Cardamom 2

Bay leaf 2

Cumin seeds 1 tbsp

Yogurt 1/4 cup

Salt to taste

Oil 3 tbsp


1. Soak rice for about half an hour.

2. To the rice, add salt, cinnamon, aniseeds, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf and cumin seeds.

3. Cook the rice to about 70% and drain excess water.

4. To the fish, add chilli powder, turmeric powder, 2 tbsp biryani masala, lemon juice and salt and keep aside for 30 mts.

5. Heat a pan, add 3 tbsp of oil and fry the fish carefully without breaking.

6. To the same oil, add yogurt, 2 tbsp of biryani masala, mint, coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, lemon juice and half of the fried onion. Mix well.

7. Take small part of this mixture and keep it with fish fry

8. To the remaining mixture, spread the boiled rice and at the top, place the fried fish, masala mixture and fried onion.

9. Cover it with a tight lid and cook for about 15 mts in a medium flame.

10. Turn off the heat and serve hot.


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