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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Tips on how to make perfect Biryani.

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Following the below tips will help you to make delicious fail- safe Biryani.

1. Always use first quality Basmati rice( I use India Gate Classic Basmati Rice for my recipes).

2. Try to use fresh cut chicken/ mutton, avoid freezer or frozen chicken/ mutton.
( People living abroad get your meat from local Indian stores or local stores or farmers market than the supermarkets).

3. For 1 cup of Basmati rice always use 1 and 1/2 cups of water.

4. For 1 kg rice use 1 kg chicken or mutton.

5. For 1 cup of rice use 1 onion, 1 tomato, 2 green chilli, 3 garlic cloves and 1/2" ginger.

6. For 1 cup of rice use 1/2" cinnamon, 1 bay leaf, 2 cloves and 2 green cardamoms.( using of star anise, javitri and mace is optional).

7.For 1 cup of rice use 1 cup of chopped mint and 1/2 cup of chopped coriander leaves.

8.Use 1/4 cup ghee or vegetable oil for preparing 1 kg biryani.

9. Enrich taste of biryani by adding coconut milk( adjust water accordingly).

(These above tips is suitable for making pressure cooker style biryani and not dum style.)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very nice tips on how to make delicious biryani. Thanks