Fish Biryani | How to make Fish Biryani

By Huda Mulla  |  28th Sep 2016  |  
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About Fish Biryani Recipe

A very light easy fish biryani. Simple and quick. My own recipe.

Fish Biryani is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Fish Biryani is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Fish Biryani by Huda Mulla will help you to prepare the perfect Fish Biryani in your kitchen at home. Fish Biryani needs 60 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Fish Biryani. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Fish Biryani. In case you have any questions on how to make the Fish Biryani you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Huda Mulla. Fish Biryani will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Fish Biryani

Ingredients to make Fish Biryani

  • 1 kg halwa fish cleaned and cut in pieces
  • For fish marination:
  • Fish masala powder 1 1/2 tbsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • salt 1 tsp
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • water 3 tbsp
  • For fish masala powder:
  • Whole red chilli 8 to 10
  • 1 tbsp whole jeera
  • 1 tbsp whole coriander
  • 1/4 tsp whole sauf
  • 1/4 tsp rai
  • Basmati rice 1/2 kg
  • onion sliced 5
  • Chopped tomatoes 4
  • green chillies 3 to 4
  • bay leaf 2 to 3
  • Whole black pepper 1 tsp
  • Whole dalchini 2
  • curd 1/2 cup
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • red chilli powder as per taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves a bunch
  • oil 1/2 cup or as required

How to make Fish Biryani

  1. For fish masala powder - Roast all the ingredients together and grind them in a blender.
  2. For fish marination - In fish pieces, add fish masala powder, salt, turmeric powder, oil, lemon juice and marinate in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  3. For biryani masala - Heat oil in a big pot, add in tez patta, whole garam masala, onion sliced and green chilli. Cook till golden brown, add in ginger garlic paste and saute for some time.
  4. Add in all powder masalas - jeera powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, fish masala powder, turmeric, salt, a little garam masala powder and saute for some time.
  5. Add in chopped tomatoes, saute till the oil separates and the tomatoes are soft. Add half cup of curd and saute well. Cool this mixture, then add the marinated fish and keep it aside.
  6. Cook rice for biryani - In another vessel, take a little oil. Add tez patta, dalchini and once it starts crackling, add water and salt.
  7. When the water boils, add the rice and once it is 3/4 th cooked, strain the water. In another dish put a small layer of rice then put the marinated fish then the biryani masala and then add the remaining rice on top. Add 1/2 cup of water close the lid, simmer the gas and cook for 20 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with curd and salad.

My Tip:

You can use any type of fish you wish. I used halwa fish/ Black Pomfret. The biryani was light and tasty.

Reviews for Fish Biryani (2)

Anuradha sharma2 years ago

tasty fish biryani! Will try this one

sana Tungekar2 years ago

wow dear !