North Indian Style Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)


North Indian Style Fish Biriyani (Meen Biryani)

Tasty fish masala - dum style
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 7 nos King fish or any fish fillets
  • 2 cups Basmathi rice
  • 3 cups Water

For masala:


  • For preparing north indian style fish biriyani, first marinate the fish pieces with the ingredients of marinade and keep for 1 hour.
  • Fry it in oil for 5 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of 3 green chillies, little mint and coriander leaves.
  • In a kadai, heat oil. Fry the sliced onion with pinch of salt till dark brown color and set aside.
  • In the same oil, fry onion, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and coriander paste.
  • Add chilly powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Fry well till oil clears.
  • Add salt and curd. Mix well.
  • Add the fried fish pieces and little water. Cover and cook the fish.
  • Mean while, boil water. Add whole garam masala and salt. Add rice and cook it.
  • Strain when done, and keep aside.
  • Fry cashew nuts and raisins.
  • In a rice cooker, spread ghee in vessel. Add rice a layer and cooked fish masala as another layer. Again rice, then fried onion.
  • Repeat process with rice on top with mint and coriander leaves.
  • Warm it for 6 minutes.
  • Serve hot with cashew and raisins.
  • North Indian style fish biriyani is ready.
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