Thursday, December 23, 2010

Punjabi Fish Biryani پنجابی فش بریانی

Punjabi Fish Biryani

This is a very tasty Fish Biryani you can not forget its taste.


  • Fish pieces  750-1000 g
  • Rice 1/2 kg
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Tomatoes chopped 3-4 nos.
  • Onion chopped 3-4 nos.
  • Ginger crushed 3 inch long piece
  • Garlic crushed 1 medium pod
  • Lemon juice from 3 lemons
  • Yoghurt beaten  1 cup
  • Green Chillies whole , slit along length  8-10
  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 bunch chopped
  • Salt to taste
  •  Chilli to taste
  •   Ajwain whole 1 teaspoon
  •  Haldi powder 1 teaspoon
  •  Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  •  Black pepper whole 1 teaspoon
  •  Cloves whole 10 no
  •  Cardamom small 6-8 no


  • In half yoghurt add spices, ginger , garlic, and lemon juice, mix well and coat this mixture on fish pieces, keep aside for marination.
  • Soak rice in water for 1/2 hour, then rinse.
  • Take soaked rice in a pan, add 2-3 teaspoon salt and six glass of water, boil till rice near to cook. Sieve and keep aside.
  • Now in a separate pan fry onion till golden brown, take out half of the fired onion from oil keep aside.
  • Add tomatoes and remaining yoghurt to the pan and fry for 5-7 minutes, then add marinated fish pieces and green chillies and cook on medium flame till fish is tender.

  • Now in a large pan arrange alternate layers of rice and prepared fish curry and sprinkle fresh coriander leaves, and separated fried onion over it.
  • Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Delicious Punjabi Fish Curry is ready.
  • Serve with salad and raita.