Jackfruit Biryani | How to make Jackfruit Biryani

By Saras Viswam  |  11th May 2016  |  
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About Jackfruit Biryani Recipe

South Indian Jackfruit dishes are usually authentic desi dishes! And biriyani is usually with veg or some meat type one! But this one is really off the road! Give a try with star of the season, Jackfruit, and enjoy a superb jackfruit biriyani!

Jackfruit Biryani , a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Jackfruit Biryani by Saras Viswam will definitely help you in its preparation. The Jackfruit Biryani can be prepared within 20 minutes. The time taken for cooking Jackfruit Biryani is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Jackfruit Biryani step by step. The detailed explanation makes Jackfruit Biryani so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Jackfruit Biryani can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Jackfruit Biryani from BetterButter.

Jackfruit Biryani

Ingredients to make Jackfruit Biryani

  • Jackfruit peeled, cut into big pieces and deep fried - 1 small
  • Basmati rice soaked for 15 minutes - 1 & 1/2 cups
  • bay leaves - 2
  • cloves - 3- 4
  • cardamom - 9
  • cinnamon stick - 1 inch
  • shah jeera - 1 tsp
  • Thick curd - 11/2 cups
  • onion fried - 1 cup
  • salt - to taste
  • red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • green chillies - 4
  • ginger cut into thin strips- 1 inch piece
  • ghee - 2 tbsp
  • garam masala powder to sprinkle - 2 tsp
  • cardamom powder to sprinkle - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander leaves finely chopped - 2tbsps
  • fresh mint leaves - 22 -26
  • saffron - few strands
  • milk - 2 tsps
  • rose water - 2 tsps

How to make Jackfruit Biryani

  1. Heat sufficient oil in a pan and deep fry the pieces till light brown colour.
  2. Heat water in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaves, black cardamoms, cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamon and shajeera.
  3. Drain and add rice and bring to a boil. Add salt and mix and cook till half done.
  4. In a deep nonstick pan mix yogurt, 3/4 cup fried onions, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger strips, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, salt, 1 tbsp ghee, fried jackfruit, 1 tsp garam masala powder.
  5. Add 1 tsp green cardamom powder, 1 tbsp coriander leaves and 8-10 mint leaves and mix. Add 1/4 cup of boiling water and mix.
  6. Mix saffron with 2 tsp boiling water, 2 tsp milk and 2tsp rose water. Strain half the cooked rice and spread it over the yogurt mixture. Sprinkle a punch of garam masala powder and pinch of green cardamom powder.
  7. Add 7-8 mint leaves, coriander leaves, remaining fried onion, ghee and 1/2 the saffron milk.
  8. Strain the remaining rice and spread it over the above layer. Spread 7-8 mint leaves and the remaining saffron milk over the rice layer.
  9. Add ghee. Cover and cook on high heat for first 2 minutes.Then lower the heat and cook for 12-15 minutes till the rice is done. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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