Mussel Biriyani


Mussel Biriyani

Mussel Biriyani
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For garnishing:-


  • Marinate mussels with turmeric powder, red chilly powder, ginger-garlic paste , fennel seeds powder and garam masala for 1 hr in a refrigerator.
  • Fry the marinated mussels in ghee.
  • Remove them to a plate.
  • Heat up the same pan.
  • Add onion and fry, till it turns golden brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic-chilly paste and fry for 2 mins.
  • Add tomato, garam masala, salt, coriander leaves and mint leaves and cook for a few mins.
  • Add yoghurt.
  • Put the fried mussels in this masala. 10)Pour coconut milk and cook to get a thick masala.
  • For rice:- 11)Boil water in a vessel.
  • Add enough salt, turmeric powder, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and ghee.
  • Cook rice until it is done and drain.
  • :- Make sure the rice doesn`t get sticky.
  • For mussels briyani:- 14)Heat a little ghee in a pan.
  • Put a little of cooked rice and spread 1 tsp of lime juice over it.
  • Put one layer of the mussels masala above that and repeat the process till the rice and masala are over.
  • Close the lid tightly and heat on a low flame for about 10 mins.
  • Mix before serving.
  • Garnish with cashewnuts, raisins and fried onions.
  • :- Serve with yoghurt and chutney or pickle.
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Response (1)
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    dimple April 24, 2007

    its vetry great recipe

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