Fish biryani | How to make Fish biryani

By Mukulika Sengupta  |  14th Feb 2017  |  
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About Fish biryani Recipe

Your kid avoids fish because of the fish bones? Make this delicious biryani and i am sure he will start loving fish!!

The delicious and mouthwatering Fish biryani is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Fish biryani is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Fish biryani. Mukulika Sengupta shared Fish biryani recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Fish biryani. Try this delicious Fish biryani recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Mukulika Sengupta of Fish biryani by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Fish biryani can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Fish biryani with other users

Fish biryani

Ingredients to make Fish biryani

  • 500 gm fish
  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 10-12 garlic pods, chopped
  • 1’’ ginger, chopped
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1 big piece cinnamon
  • 2-3 green cardamoms
  • 1-2 black cardamoms
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 tbsp ghee

How to make Fish biryani

  1. Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes. Parboil the rice with a pinch of salt. Spread it out on a big plate to dry while you prepare the fish.
  2. Apply salt and turmeric to the fish pieces and set aside for half an hour. Take a little oil in a pan and sear the fish on both sides. The fish takes about five minutes to cook. Take off the heat and cool.
  3. Once cool skin and debone the fish and make a mince out of it. Do not throw away the skin. Add it to the mince.
  4. Now add some more oil to the pan. You must use the same pan because the fish leaves behind a lot of flavours when it is fried.
  5. Once the oil is hot add the bay leaves, green and black cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon.
  6. Add the chopped ginger and garlic, sauté for a few minutes and then add the chopped onions and green chilies.
  7. Fry till the onions turn translucent. Add the mince fish and fry. Add the garam masala.
  8. Now add the parboiled rice to this mixture. Mix well and cook on low flame for 5 minutes. You can check the seasoning.
  9. The fish already has salt and the rice too has been cooked with salt. However if you still feel the need you can adjust the seasoning.
  10. Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves.

My Tip:

Preferably use some large fish. Also there is a difference in the taste of sea fish and fresh water fish. So choose wisely.

Reviews for Fish biryani (1)

Tripti Bhatia3 years ago

nice recipe