Fish Biryani


  • Fish – 1 kg (Boneless or Sliced king fish)
  • Basmati Rice – 4 cup fish-biryani
  • Onion – 3 pcs
  • Tomato – 2 pcs
  • Cinnamon – 4
  • Cardamon – 4
  • Cloves – 4
  • A punch of coriander leaves
  • A few spring of mint leaves
  • Salt


  • G.Chili – 10 pcs
  • Coriander – 2 tbls
  • Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  • Sounf – 1 tbs
  • Jeera – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger – 11/2 inc
  • Garlic – 1 bulb
  • Grind all these items to a smooth paste.

For Garnishing

  • Fried Onion – 1/2 cup
  • Fried Cashew and raisins
  • Saffron color
  • Kesari Color
  • Mixed in 1 tbls lemon juice.


  1. Soak  fish in little turmeric half spoon chili powder, salt, ginger garlic paste fry slightly in a pan. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat Ghee and oil in a vessel add the spices, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, add onion, fry till brown,
  3. Add ginger garlic paste, Salt, Turmeric powder, fry nicely,then add the grind-ed masalas and tomato,
  4. Add lemon juice,fry until the gravy thickens.Now add the fish slightly stir on a low flame.Till the fish absorbs the masala.
  5. Cook Rice Separately with two cardamon,cinnamon ,cloves and 1 tbs butter.Pour water about an inch more than the level of rice.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes and Sim the fire and keep it for 2 min till the rice is half cooked.
  7. Take a separate vessel put the fish gravy a layer.Followed by a layer of rice,then sprinkle coriander leaves, color mixed in lemon juice ,brown onions,cashew. Continue the same for 3 or 4 layers and Sim the fire for 15 minutes and keep this dum (tightly closed ) after 15 min spicy fish biryani will be ready for serving along with a salad of your taste.. (don’t stir often in case of bone fish since this will make the fish break).
  8. You can follow the same recipe for chicken also .This is very very easy way of cooking delicious biryani and make your family enjoy this weekend with this new type of  Fish Biryani.

I am sending my recipe to APS-RICE EVENT by Anita’s kitchen.

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