Kuska - Plain Biryani | How to make Kuska - Plain Biryani

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  29th Nov 2017  |  
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About Kuska - Plain Biryani Recipe

Kuska - One pot aromatic rice cooked with coconut milk and whole garamasala. Easy, delicious and flavourful rice within an hour. In this recipe, I used onions, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves, mint leaves and spices. The coconut milk adds a certain richness to this rice.

Kuska - Plain Biryani, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan. Kuska - Plain Biryani is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Kuska - Plain Biryani is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Kuska - Plain Biryani by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Kuska - Plain Biryani.

Kuska - Plain Biryani

Ingredients to make Kuska - Plain Biryani

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp garamasala powder
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste
  • Spices for the rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 small piece cinnamon
  • few stone flowers
  • 2 star aniseed
  • 2 cardamom

How to make Kuska - Plain Biryani

  1. Take a wide bowl and add the rice. Wash the rice gently 2 to 3 times well and soak with 1 cup of water for 30 minutes.
  2. Now do all the preparation for the rice. Slice the onions, slit the green chillies and cut the tomatoes. Take all the spices in a plate and the coconut milk in a bowl.
  3. After 30 minutes, drain the water completely. Now heat oil and ghee in a heavy bottomed kadai or a flat pan. Add the following spices one by one ( 1 bay leaf, 3 cloves, 2 star aniseed, few kalpasi, 2 cardamom and 2 cinnamon). Allow them to pop.
  4. Next, add the onions and saute until soft. Add the green chillies and ginger garlic. Saute it continuously for 4 minutes until the raw smell of the ginger garlic disappears.
  5. Next add the tomatoes and saute for few more minutes.
  6. Then add the curd and give it quick stir. 
  7. Now add the chilly powder and garamasala powder. Mix it well with the onion tomato mixture.
  8. Add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves. After few seconds add 1.5 cups of water and 1 cup of coconut milk. 
  9. Add the required salt and mix them well. Next, add the drained rice. Check your seasonings now and close it with a lid. 
  10. Keep on low flame and cook for 15 to 20 minutes. In between, open and check if its sticking to the bottom.
  11. After 20 minutes, switch off the flame and gently fluff the rice. 

Reviews for Kuska - Plain Biryani (1)

Geetanjali Khanna2 years ago

I really want to try this form a long time. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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