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Kothukari biryani

May-07-2018
Swathi Joshnaa Sathish
60 minutes
Prep Time
50 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
Serves
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ABOUT Kothukari biryani RECIPE

Kothukari means minced meat in Tamil . Tamil Nadu style Kothukari biryani is always spicy and delicious . Known for its taste , fresh handmade masalas . This kothukari biryani with mint leaves enhances the flavour and taste of the actual biryani .

Recipe Tags

  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Minced meat / Kothukari 800 grams ( add extra for rich taste )
  2. Basmati rice 4 cups soaked for 20 minutes .
  3. Bay leaves 4
  4. cloves 8
  5. Star anise 4
  6. Stone flower 2
  7. mace 2
  8. cinnamon sticks 2 medium
  9. cardamom 2
  10. onions 2 big thinly sliced
  11. tomatoes ripe big 1 chopped finely
  12. For masala :
  13. mint leaves few 10
  14. garlic pods 20
  15. ginger medium sized 2 chopped
  16. Green chillies 3
  17. Dry red chillies 3
  18. Fennel seeds 1 tablespoon
  19. Green cardamom pods 4
  20. water little for grinding
  21. Other ingredients :
  22. oil 3 tablespoons
  23. ghee 4 +2 tablespoons
  24. turmeric powder 2 teaspoons
  25. Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons
  26. coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  27. salt 3 teaspoons
  28. mint leaves a bunch
  29. coriander leaves for garnishing
  30. water for rice 4 cups

Instructions

  1. Blend little mint leaves , 20 garlic pods with
  2. 2 medium ginger cut into pieces , 3 green chillies , 3 dry red chillies , fennel seeds , cardamom .
  3. In a wide pot , heat 3 tablespoons oil , 4 tablespoons ghee .
  4. Add all the biryani whole spices .
  5. Add 2 big onions thinly sliced . Sauté till light brown in high heat .
  6. Add 1 big ripe tomato finely chopped .
  7. Add 1/4 of the salt . Sauté till tomatoes turn mushy .
  8. Now add the ground mint paste .
  9. Add 800 grams minced meat . Mix and cook cover for 15 minutes in medium heat .
  10. In between, add 2 teaspoons turmeric powder .
  11. Add 2 teaspoons red chilli powder , 1 teaspoon coriander powder . Mix , cook till meat tenderises.
  12. Cover and cook .
  13. Meat is cooked .
  14. Add a bunch of clean fresh mint leaves . Sauté for a minute in low heat . Add the remaining salt .
  15. Add 4 cups of drained rice . Gently fry the rice in low heat without breaking the grains .
  16. Slow roast for 2 minutes .
  17. Add hot boiling water ( measured ) 1:1 ratio . Smear ghee . Cover . Set to cook for 10 minutes .
  18. Kothukari biryani is ready to serve . Garnish with mint and cilantros .

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Shelly Sharma
May-13-2018
Shelly Sharma   May-13-2018

Nice one.

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