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Nasi Biryani Recipe

Mithra cse
10 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Nasi Biryani Recipe RECIPE

Fragrant and tasty Nasi Biryani flavored with spices and rose or kewra water. This aromatic rice is the base for all your meat biryanis. check out our recipe: https://www.hungryforever.com/recipe/nasi-biryani-recipe/

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  2. 3 large shallots (peeled and thinly sliced)
  3. 3 tbsp butter
  4. 1 cinnamon stick
  5. 2 Star Anise
  6. 3 cardamom pods
  7. 6 cloves
  8. 450 gram Basmati rice
  9. 80 gram Golden raisins
  10. 600 ml water
  11. salt as required
  12. ¼ tsp ground turmeric
  13. 1 tsp rose essence or kewra water
  14. ½ cup cashew nuts


  1. In a medium sized pot, heat vegetable oil. Add sliced shallots. Fry until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels. Discard or reserve oil for flavoring other dishes.
  2. In the same pot, melt butter. Add cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pods, and cloves. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add rice and stir to combine. Then add golden raisins. Pour in 2½ cups (600ml) water. Bring it to a boil. Season with salt. Cover, reduce heat to medium and allow it to cook for 8 to 10 minutes until all water is absorbed. Reduce heat to th
  4. Mix ground turmeric with 1 tablespoon hot water in a small dish. In another dish, mix rose essence or kewra water with 1 tablespoon water. Sprinkle both mixture onto rice. Fluff rice gently with spatula.
  5. Cover and allow rice to sit for 10 minutes. Garnish with fried onions and cashew nuts before serving. Alternatively, nasi biryani may be layered with your favorite meat curries before serving.

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Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee   Jun-11-2018

The recipe sounds nice but please add a final picture of the same.

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