Thursday, 6 December 2012

King Fish Briyani

Fish  is delicious as well as naturally low in fat and cholesterol.
No Indian meal is complete without rice. Briyani is the most popular way to serve rice,  for special occasions.
basmati rice - 500 gm
king fish pieces - 8
oil to shallow fry(marinate the fish with 1 tsp chilli powder,1/2  tsp turmeric powder.1/2 tbsp gg paste, and salt to taste,then make a mixture egg - 1,corn flour - 3 tsp, pepper powder - 1/4 tsp,dip the marinated fish in the mixture and shallow fry the fish.
for masala:
oil - 100 ml
ghee - 25- 50 ml
sliced onion - 150 gm
ginger garlic paste -1 and half and half  tbsp
sliced tomatoes - 150 gm
fresh yogurt - 3 -4 tbsp
green chillies - 3
chopped corinader & mint leaves -  half cup
lime- 1
garam masala - 1 tsp (cardamom,cinnamon and clove powder)
chilli powder  1  tsp
fennel,cumin powder - each 1/4 tsp
pinch orange red colour or 2 pinch saffron dissolved in milk
salt - to taste.

Serves - 4 

Steps to follow:
Mix and marinate the fish with 1 tsp chilli powder,1/2  tsp turmeric powder.1/2 tbsp gg paste, and salt to taste.Keep aside for half an hour - 1 hour.Soak rice in enough water for half an hour.

In a bowl beat egg and corn flour with little salt and pepper. Dip the marinated fish in the mix.
 Heat 3 tbsp oil in a pan, fry the fish pieces till golden brown and keep aside.
Mean while boil enough water, salt in a vessel cook the rice to 80 percentage and drain it and  keep aside.

 Heat oil + ghee mix , fry the sliced onion to golden brown, add ginger garlic paste , stir for a minute. add green chillies, chopped corinader &mint leaves. saute well.Then add chopped tomatoes and salt.Stir well till it mashes well.Add chilli powder and garam masala and other masala,  mix well, then add  curd and stir well. And from this, take half of the masala  keep separately.
In the bottom of the pan with remaining  masala, arrange half of the  fried fish pieces.

 Then spread the half of the cooked rice , and  the next layer ,arrange the fish pieces and over that spread the kept masala, sprinkle half lime juice .
 And spread the rice in the next layer.
 Sprinkle saffron milk or orange colour mix and sprinkle remaining half lime juice. If the rice is too dry sprinkle little warm  water.

Cover the vessel with aluminium foil and keep a pan at the bottom of the briyani  vessel to avoid burning. Simmer the flame and let it stand for 10 -15 minutes.Switch off the flame.

Then after 10 minutes open,  mix gently.

Delicious Fish Briyani is ready  and serve hot with onion raitha.


Priya R said...

wow this looks so delicious and thanks a tin for liking dear, love the idea of frying fish and making it dum style

faiza kader said...

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Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Thats looks so exotic n full of flavours, Yumm
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Julie said...

Mouthwatering biriyani,absolutely tempting!!
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Mélange said...

Nice exotic recipe Asiya...

kausers kitchen said...

Really delicious biryani sis...
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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Yummy ...mouthwatering !!!
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PT said...

tempting and delicious biriyani..

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Kitchen Queen said...

nice looking biryani.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious and yummy

Priya said...

Mouthwatering here Akka,any leftover there..

Viya said...

Delicious biryani, thanks for sending to the Herbs and spices event of December at Spicenflavors blog

Priya Anandakumar said...

Very beautiful and yummy fish biryani... thank you for the recipe...