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April 13, 2012

Malabar Fish Biriyani

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Region : Kerala
 Recipe by : ,Nilambur , India
Last Updated: 13-4-2012
Preparation Time
45 minute
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Ingredients :

Fish - 6piece
Chilli powder - 2tsp
Turmuric powder - 1 tsp
Onion - 3
Green chili - 2
Ginger paste - 1tsp
Garlic paste - 1tsp
Tomato - 1
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1tsp
Fennel powder - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - (optional)
Yogurt - half cup
Coriandr leaves - 1cup
Methi leaves - 1tsp(optional)
Curry leave - (optional)
Rice - 4 cup
Water - 6cup
Oil - 3tbsp
Ghee - 3tsp
Cinnamaon - 1(optional)
Cardomom - 2(optional)
Clove - 2(optional)
Salt - reqd
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Method :

Marinate fish with chilli,tumuric and salt.take a pan, heat the oil, then light fry the fish. Remove the fish from the pan and add green chilly, onion and curry leave to the same pan. Saute well to 5 to 10 minutes. After done add ginger, garlic paste. After a while add tomato. When tomato cooked, add turmuric,coriander powder,garam masala,fennel powder,pepper,methi leaves,salt. Mix well. After 3 minutes, add yogurt, mix, add coriander leave. Then add the fish to the masala. Cover the fish with masala. Close the lid for short while. Remove it from the fire.

For rice, boil the water, add salt, cinnamon, cardomom, clove and 1tsp ghee/oil. Then add the washed rice.pressure cook it for 2 whistles.


Take a vessel, add I tsp ghee , round the vessel. Then add fish masala, after that add some rice. Then sprinkle pinch of garram masala, ghee,coriander leave. Then add fish masala,rice,sprinkle garam masla,ghee,coriander leave. continou the process.

After that closes the lid and heat for five minute in low flame. When the lid become hot, close the flame. Open the lid, and finally add 1 tsp ghee into the biriyani. Fish biriyani ready. Serve with cucumber or onoin raita.

Note: You can add spices on your taste. Increase the ghee or oil if u like. Fish biriyani is taste more when it cool.

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   Henry Ratnayake, Colombo Sri LankaReplyPosted On:7/7/2012
This is going to be very tasty we have come to know Biriyani with Chicken. This is something special Good! Thanks and regard. Some Indian Restaurants are opening in Colombo City not heard about Fish Biriyani
   Muneera, NilamburPosted On : 18 - 8 - 2013
Thank you...