Fish Biryani (Meen Biriyani)


Fish Biryani (Meen Biriyani)

Spicy Fish Biryani Easy Recipe
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


For marination:-


  • Marinate fish with red chilly powder, turmeric powder, black pepper, salt ad vinegar for 2 - 3 hrs.
  • Half fry them and keep aside.
  • Fry green chillies, garlic and ginger and make it into a dry paste.
  • :- Do not add water.
  • Heat oil/ghee in the kadai.
  • Add whole garam masala (full cinnamon, cardamom, clove etc as per your taste for spice).
  • Add thinly chopped onions and fry it till brown.
  • Add the above dry paste into it.
  • Add garam masala powder/biryani masala to it. (optional)
  • Add tomato paste to the onions & heat it for 5 - 10 mins.
  • Add 2 - 3 drops of lemon in the gravy.
  • Add the fried fish to it & slowly mix the gravy in such a way that fish should be covered under gravy.
  • Wash rice & keep aside for an hr.
  • Add salt in it & then cook it.
  • :- You can add 2 - 3 drops of lemon into it (optional).
  • Make layers of fish gravy & rice.
  • Garnish Fish Biryani with coriander leaves, raisins & cashew nuts.
  • Close the fish biryani with a lid and put it on dum for 15 mts. Keep the fish biryani on light fire for 15 mts.
  • :- Fish Biryani is ready.
  • :- Serve Fish Biryani with raita and papad.
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Response (1)
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    Sweety George November 22, 2006

    Hi Bindu… this is an amazing recipe…i made it for my hubby`s birthday…he loved it….thanks….

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