Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani | How to make Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani

By Nusrath Jahan  |  3rd Nov 2015  |  
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About Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani Recipe

Jackfruit cooked with biryani spices.

Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 45 minutes to cook. The Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani by Nusrath Jahan has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani at home without any difficulty. Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani this weekend. Share your Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Nusrath Jahan for inputs. In case you have any queries for Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Nusrath Jahan. You can also rate the Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani and give feedback.

Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani

Ingredients to make Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani

  • For Marination: 200 gms- jack fruit (pieces) removes seeds
  • 90 gms - yogurt
  • 2 1/2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric (haldi)
  • For Biryani: 4 cups - basmati rice
  • 11 tbsp - oil
  • 3 - onions (medium size) chopped
  • 4 - cloves cardamom and green chillies
  • 2 inch - cinnamon stick
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 1 - star anise and badi elaichi(black cardamom) each
  • A handful- coriander and mint leaves
  • orange colour a few drops (optional)
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 10-12 - cahews for garnish (optional)
  • salt as needed

How to make Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani

  1. Boil water in a sauce pan, add the pieces with some salt and boil for 10 - 15 mins until they become soft , drain the water and allow them to cool.
  2. Deep fry the onions to golden brown in the above given oil. Remove them on tissue paper and set aside.
  3. Marinate the jack fruit them with the spices mentioned under marination.Wash and soak rice for 1/2 an hour.
  4. Boil water in a large sauce pan, add soaked rice with salt and add half of the whole spices mentioned. Cook the rice until its done 70%, there should be a bite in it. Drain the rice.
  5. Take the same oil in which you have deep fried the onions in a big sauce pan. Switch on the flame and add the whole spices, marinated jack fruit, mint, coriander and spread it equally.
  6. Now add the rice and spread it, add ghee, sprinkle the orange colour. Cover the pan with aluminium foil and put in on low flame for 25 mins on dum.
  7. Serve hot with raita of your choice.

My Tip:

Jack fruit I used was a tender one. Boil the jack fruit accordingly larger the fruit more time it takes. Since jack fruit has no water content unlike meat, so 25 minutes on dum was enough for me.

Reviews for Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani (8)

Preeti Tanwar9 months ago


sunita dubey10 months ago

Bahot he swadist hai. Thanks for sharing.

nili sinha nilipatna@ sinha10 months ago

good share wd easy steps will give it a try . thnx.

Sarmistha Purkayasthaa year ago


Swarnava Haldera year ago


amba bhavani2 years ago

should we cook the jack fruit first and then marinate it?

aliza singh2 years ago

Really yummy looking dish :D Will this dish taste good without onions and garlic?

Sujata Limbu2 years ago

looks beautiful :D