May 4, 2010


Fish Biriyani

This is always a big hit and favourite of all people in my house :).. One of another famous chef Sanjeev Kapoors recipe and sure gonna be liked by all if you cook this :)....This was one of another easter special lunch for us. Do try and you will know the difference in cooking the Sanjeev Kapoors way :)

King Fish - 700gm

For Marination :
Chilli Powder - 1tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper Powder - 1 tbsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Lime - 1/2 no

For the Gravy :

Onions : 4-5 nos big sliced
green chilli - 2-3 nos chopped
ginger galric paste - 1 tbsp
Tomato - 1 big cut into four
Mint leaves - 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
Garam masala - 2 tsp

Rice - 3 cups
Bay leaf - 2 nos
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
Cardamom - 2 nos

For final Garnishing:
Garam Masala - 2 tsp
Nuts - 6-7 pieces roasted in ghee
Raisins - 9-10 nos roasted in ghee
Safrron a pinch (soaked in warm water)
Coriander Leaves - 1/2 cup
Mint Leaves - 1/2 cup

Wash and Soak the rice in water for 1 hour.

Meanwhile marinate the fish and keepa side for 30 mins and fry in 1/2 cup oil. In the same oil add in the onions and green chilli and saute for 2 mins. Then add in the ginger garlic paste and saute till onions turn slight brown in color. Then add in the sliced tomato, coriander and mint leaves, garam masala and salt.Saute for 3-5 mins. Add in the fish pieces and cook for a minute and then add in 1/2 cup water and cook till gravy thickens and keep aside.

Once the rice is soaked for desired time, drain and roast for 5 mins in ghee in a pan. then add in water, salt, bayleaf, cinnamon and cardamom and cook till rice is done. Then in a big round vessel, rub ghee on the bottom of vessel and sides and add one layer of rice and then in another layer fish and masala. In bettwen add in safrron water here and there. Then add another layer of rice, then fish, then again rice.Again sprinkle saffron water. On top, sprinkle roasted nuts and raisins, and coriander leaves and mint leaves. Finally sprinkle the garam masala and cover tightly and cook over low flame for 15-20 mins.

Neetz ;)


Jay said...

Hy Neetz,

This is completely a new recipe and very interesting. First time here. Amazed by your wonderful collection of recipes. Happy to follow u. Do drop in at my blog sometime.

Shama Nagarajan said...

wow..delicious biriyani...

AshKuku said...

Looks very tempting & luscious..... I loved those captures..especially the one that shows all the items just before u let it cook..... Oh! WOW!!!!


Suhaina said...

ooohh. looks very tempting. The spices looks just perfect. I am drooling here. Wish could have some right now.

Sushma Mallya said...

looks yum neetz...

Priya said...

Such a droolworthy fish briyani..

PranisKitchen said...

neetz really delicious fish biriyani.. we love biryanis but hardly prepare this fish biryani..but this one looks awesome..sure will try this .next time have to shop the king fish..

Kairali sisters said...

Kidilan biriyani...kothy sahikunilla tou neethu...Yummy..

Kairali sisters

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Well, like you said, Sanjeev Kapoor's way is the best way to make most of the Indian dishes. Love it!

Gita Jaishankar said...

Fish briyani is new to me...looks so delicious and tempting :)

Krishnaveni said...

Interesting biriyani looks delicious

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

It's being 3yrs since I last had fish briyani dear..looks very delicious and mouth-watering too:)

sangi said...

mmm delicious post!!!

da njan nattilanu.2days ayi internet nokkiyo?ente parikshnam recipe ayirunnu he he

San said...

Fish buiriyani seems to be very authentic and delicious neetz!

Panchpakwan said...

Amazing recipe.. Too make this but veg only:)

Anu said...

wow delicious and yummy biriyani... tempting..

sangi said...

da,tnx a lot 4 stopping back by&letting me know u loved it...kazhichttu pbm unnum illallo alle..he he

Shabs.. said...

Yum yum yum....meen biriyani ethra kazhichaalum enikku kaanumbo kothiyaanu!...i soo love fish ur recipe....BTW, i was wondering, iam already following u, but ur feeds are not coming in my reader.....i have problem with few others as well!

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

Hey Neetz...Hru dearie??? How's Ur bb doing??? ;)

Missed ur latest posts! Went thru some just now..having real bad connection here. Errr!

Fish Briyani looks sinfully delicious, never had b4 though..;)

Suman said...

hmm...this fish biryani sounds new n interesting to of sanjeev kapoor's recipes...shld try this out...nice blog though...

Anonymous said...

hi neetz....amazing recipe...gonna definetly try this out....u seem to b a winner all the way...keep up the good wrk :)


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