Malabar / Pressure Cooked Biriyani

Malabar / Pressure Cooked Biriyani

This is my style of malabar biriyani, this is an easy to cook biriyani that i do it my from apartment in Bangalore.

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  1. 3 Cups Rice
  2. 750 Chicken
  3. 3 Teaspoons Ghee
  4. 3 Onion
  5. 2 Tomato
  6. ¼ Cup Ginger
  7. ¼ Cup Garlic
  8. 4 Chilly
  9. Coriander Leaf
  10. Curry Leaf
  11. Mint Leaf
  12. 1 Teaspoon Chilly Powder
  13. 1 Teaspoon Chicken Masala Powder
  14. 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  15. Teaspoon Turmeric Powder ⅓
  16. 1 Teaspoon Masala Biriyani
  17. 1 Nutmeg
  18. 2 Cinnamon
  19. 8 Cloves
  20. 1 Teaspoon KasKas
  21. 10 Cashew Nuts
  22. 10 Rasins
  23. ½ Cup Coconut Oil
  24. Salt


60 mins
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    You will need a 5 liter Pressure cooker for this to prepare.

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    In frying pan cut 1 onions and fry them in ghee, add nuts, rasins fry them a bit more and keep aside.

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    In the pressure cooker Cut 2 onion and chilli fry with coconut oil, once it's brown in color add curry leaves fry again.

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    Grind ginger and garlic in a mixer make it paste and fry with above mixture.

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    Cut 2 tomato and fry with the above mixture, once it's pulp then add chicken masala, biriyani masala mix, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and salt. add 2 cup water.

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    Add chicken above mixture, and keep it 10 minutes in the stove.

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    Wash the rice properly and add to the above mixture.

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    Add water to 75% of cooker capacity. anything more and it will overflow from the pressure cooker. anything less and rice will stick to the bottom and get burned.

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    Close the pressure cooker, put on the weight, switch the flame to medium and run it till you hear one whistle.

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    Switch of the pressure cooker after the whistle keep it till the pressure subsides.

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    Add the mix from step 2 to the top of the cooked biriyani.

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