Kushka / Plain Biryani | How to make Kushka / Plain Biryani

By Menaga Sathia  |  14th May 2018  |  
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  • Kushka / Plain Biryani, How to make Kushka / Plain Biryani
Kushka / Plain Biryaniby Menaga Sathia
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

13

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About Kushka / Plain Biryani Recipe

Amma makes wonder biryani,She makes biryani twice or thrice in a month,either it is veg or non veg.Sometimes she makes this simple kushka aka plain biryani too.

Kushka / Plain Biryani

Ingredients to make Kushka / Plain Biryani

  • Basmathi -2 Cup
  • water - 2 1/2 cups
  • Thick coconut milk -1/4 cup
  • green chillies -4
  • mint leaves -hand fistful
  • coriander leaves -hand fistful
  • salt -to taste
  • oil -2 tbsp
  • ghee - 3 tbsp
  • onion -1 big chopped
  • tomato -1 big chopped
  • ginger Garlic paste -2 tsp
  • TO TEMPER :
  • fennel seeds -1 tsp
  • cloves -2
  • cinnamon -1 inch stick
  • cardamom -2
  • bay leaves -2
  • star anise -2 etals
  • To Dry roast :
  • cardamom - 2
  • Black stone flower -1/2 tsp
  • bay leaf -3
  • cinnamon -1/2 inch stick
  • star anise - 1 flower
  • cloves -5

How to make Kushka / Plain Biryani

  1. *First wash and soak the basmathi for 10 mins.Dry roast the ingredients given under "To Dry roast " and then grind to a fine powder.Grind the mint &coriander leaves to fine paste.Keep it aside.
  2. Grind the green chillies to a fine paste,keep it aside.In a pressure cooker add the oil & ghee,Temper with the ingredients given under"To temper" .
  3. Add the chopped onion,saute until the onion turns transculent,then add the green chilli paste,Ginger garlic paste,Mint coriander paste.Mix and saute well until the raw smell goes away.
  4. Now add the chopped tomato & salt,saute until the tomato turns mushy.Add the coconut milk & water.Once the water starts to boil add the soaked rice.
  5. Cover with lid and put the weight, After the first whistle came,low the flame for 5 mins.Then switch off the flame.Once the pressure settled down,open and mix with fork.
  6. Serve with Raita !!

Reviews for Kushka / Plain Biryani (1)

Hema Mallik6 months ago

It seems yummyyy...
Reply
Menaga Sathia
6 months ago
Thx u hema