dum biryani

every one's favourite dish ........... Biryani

Required ingredients:
Basmati rice-1lb(washed & soaked in water for 15 minutes)
Onions-1 large onion thinly sliced
Shan mashala 1/2 packet(from indian stores)
Thick curd-1cup
Red chilli powder-2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Ginger garlic paste-2tsp
lime juice - 2tsp
A bunch cilantro&mint leaves.
Ghee/oil-1/4cupSaffron strands dissolved in warm milk

Marination -
Marinate the meat with red chilli powder,shan mashala powder,curd, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste,lime juice and keep it in refregirator from 2 to 4hrs.

Preparing the curry:
In a pan pour oil and fry the sliced onions till brown & crisp, add some gingergarlic paste if u want and add the meat mixture, now check the salt and add according to your taste.

Preparation of rice:
Take a large pan add 1tsb of oil ,when the oil is hot add 3cardamoms, 1cinnamon stick, 3cloves, 1staranise,(2 to 3 green chillis optional) and basmati rice .fry all ingredients for 5 minutes and add water,coook the rice until 3/4done.drain & set aside.

layering :
Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed dish first add rice then add the curry then again add rice.. and so on .over it drizzle little ghee saffron milk. Remaining onions cilantro&mint leaves. Cover the dish with foil& cover with heavy lid & cook on dum for 30-40mts on a very low heat. Serve with raita.
even though the procedure is long the result is yummy. enjoy...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

hii i have tried ur recipe ut came out well