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Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani

Nusrath Jahan
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Jackfruit/kathal dum biryani RECIPE

Jackfruit cooked with biryani spices.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Festive
  • North Indian
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. For Marination: 200 gms- jack fruit (pieces) removes seeds
  2. 90 gms - yogurt
  3. 2 1/2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  4. 2 tbsp - lemon juice
  5. 1 tsp - garam masala
  6. 1/2 tsp - chili powder
  7. 1/4 tsp - turmeric (haldi)
  8. For Biryani: 4 cups - basmati rice
  9. 11 tbsp - oil
  10. 3 - onions (medium size) chopped
  11. 4 - cloves cardamom and green chillies
  12. 2 inch - cinnamon stick
  13. 2 - bay leaves
  14. 1 - star anise and badi elaichi(black cardamom) each
  15. A handful- coriander and mint leaves
  16. orange colour a few drops (optional)
  17. 2 tbsp - ghee
  18. 10-12 - cahews for garnish (optional)
  19. salt as needed


  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.

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Preeti Tanwar
Preeti Tanwar   Apr-14-2017

sunita dubey
sunita dubey   Mar-31-2017

Bahot he swadist hai. Thanks for sharing.

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