King Fish Biryani


Ingredients for fish marination:

  1. Indian Mackerel (sliced)1 kg.
  2.  Salt 3/4 tsp.
  3. Red chilli powder 1 tsp.
  4. Turmeric 1/2 tsp.
  5. Vinegar 3 tbsp.
  6. Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp.

Ingredients for masala:

  1. Oil 4 tbsp.
  2. Onions (sliced) 4
  3. Tomatoes 3
  4. Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp.
  5. Green chilli paste 1 tsp.
  6. Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp.
  7. Coriander powder 1 1/2 tsp.
  8. Turmeric 1/2 tsp.
  9. Salt 1 1/2 tsp.
  10. Curry leaves few
  11. Fresh coriander 2 tbsp.
  12. Green chillies 5
  13. All spice powder 1/2 tsp.

Ingredients for rice:

  1. Rice 3 cups (soak in water for 1/2 an hour)
  2. Salt 4 tsp.
  3. Whole black pepper 8
  4. Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  5. Black cardamom 2
  6. Black cumin seeds 1/4 tsp.
  7. Clove 6

Ingredients for baghar:

  1. Oil 2 tbsp.
  2. Milk 3tbsp.

Method:

  • In a bowl mix together salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, ginger garlic paste and vinegar.
  • Marinade the fish with this paste for 1/2 an hour hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add onions and fry till light brown.
  • Put ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, tomatoes, all spice powder and green chilli paste.
  • Cook till the tomatoes are soft and oil separates.
  • Boil soaked rice with cloves, black cumin seeds, whole black pepper, cinnamon, black cardamom and salt until done.
  • Strain them.
  • In the prepared masala sprinkle fresh coriander and curry leaves.
  • Put green chillies.
  • Cover it with boiled rice.
  • Sprinkle milk and oil on top.
  • Cover and cook on low flame (dum) for 15-20 minutes.
  • Shallow fry the marinated fish.
  • Take out rice in a dish.
  • Put fish pieces on top.
  • Serve with raita.
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