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Microwave Machchli Biryani Recipe

Microwave Machchli Biryani

Simmered pieces of spicy fish layered with rice. This fish biryani will certainly crown your dinner party the best one!

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins 20 seconds
  • Prep Time 20 seconds
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Microwave Machchli Biryani

  • 1/2 kg fish fillets, cut into 1 1/2" cubes
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 cup grated onions
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup hung yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • Green chillies, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp biryani masala
  • 1/3 cup browned onions
  • For the rice:
  • 2 cup rice, cleaned and washed
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 peppercorns
  • 1/4 cinnamon
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 1/2 cup warm milk, saffron or color mixed

How to Make Microwave Machchli Biryani

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1.
Heat the oil in a dish.
2.
Put in the onions, cumin and ginger-garlic pastes.
3.
Cook uncovered at high heat for 4 minutes.
4.
Then add garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and yoghurt.
5.
Cook the above preparation covered at 70% for 8-10 minutes, stir once.
6.
Mix in the fish and cook uncovered at high heat for 4 minutes.
7.
Stand for 1 minute following in the browned onions, coriander, green chillies and biryani masala.

Rice preparation:

1.
Make a mixture of oil, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon and cardamoms.
2.
Cook covered at high heat for 2 minutes then add rice, water and salt.
3.
Mix well and cook at high heat for 8 minutes and then at 70% for 8 minutes.

Serving suggestions:

1.
Put the fish layer at the bottom of the dish and cover with the rice.
2.
Sprinkle it with the rice milk mixture.
3.
Give it a final cook at 70% for 5 minutes.
4.
Mix well to serve hot!
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