Thursday, May 6, 2010

Mughlai kofta Briyani



Ingredients:


1 Kg Lamb/Beef Mince
4 Cups Basmati Rice
2 large- sliced Onion
2 Cup Oil

For Kofta

1 1/2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp Red chilli powder
1 tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tbsp Black pepper powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder
Coriander Leaves (Finely chopped)
Mint Leaves (Finely chopped)
2 Green Chilli
4 tbsp Lemon Juice
1 Egg
Salt to taste
 Oil (as required)

For Preparing Gravy (Aqni)


1 1/2 cup Yoghurt
1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tbsp Red chilli powder
1 tbsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Garam Masala powder

2 big pinch Saffron threads
4 tbsp Lemon
2-4 Green Chilli
 Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
 Mint Leaves (finely chopped)
salt to taste
4 tpsb Oil

 Preparing Basmati Rice


1 tbsp Caraway seeds/Shah Zeera
4 Black Peppercorns
4 Green Cardamoms
2 Cinnamon sticks

2Cloves
Salt to taste

For Garnish


1 tbsp Ghee
Coriander (finely chopped)
Mint (finely chopped)
Yellow colour
2 boil Eggs (optional)
2 tbsp Toasted sliced Almonds
Fry Onions

Method:


Wash the rice and soak it in surplus water for about 1-2 hour.

For Preparing Kofta


Wash the mince and drain well.
In a Mixing blow Add raw mince, ginger and garlic paste, red chilli powder,
 turmeric powder,salt, green chilli,black pepper powder, 
garam masala powder, egg, coriander leaves, mint leaves and mix well.
leave for the Marinading for 2 hours.

After 2 hours marination, let the mince grind to a smooth paste.
Then take a small ball mixture of mince, 
make it round shape balls on your palm,to make Kofta.

Meanwhile,In a non-stick pan add oil at medium heat.

Then fry them in hot oil.
Let it fry until it is golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
Remove from the Heat.


For Preparing fry Onion

In a large saucepan at medium heat, 
add 2 cup oil.
Add onions and fry to golden brown,
take out onions(these are used for garnishing).


For Preparing Kofta Gravy (Aqni) 

Meanwhile In a blender or food processor add Yogurt,coriander leaves, mint, green chilies, and blend to a paste.

In a large saucepan  add oil at medium heat,
add the blend yogurt and add red chilli powder, Turmeric powder,Black Peppercorns,lemon,salt, garam masala powder
And stir well and let it cook for 25-30 minutes until you see oil floating on top well.
Then Add  Kofta and Fry onions,corainder,mint and saffron mix well.leave it for few minutes.


Water along with spices

Meanwhile,
In a large cooking pot pour in water along with cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, caraway seeds and salt.let it come to a boil,add the drained rice 
Give it a stir and let the rice cook until it is half done, 2-3 minutes.
Drain the rice and keep aside.

Spread the drained half cooked rice and arrange a layer over the kofta Gravy in the vessel.

Again, spread another layer of rice with the kofta, 
chopped coriander  mint, fried onions,Toasted sliced Almonds,Ghee and yellow colour.

Cover the vessel properly with aluminium foil or cover with cotton cloth so that

 no steams can escape so the nice steam has formed inside.

Allow to cook in low heat for 15 minutes,

untill the Gravy is dried up, close the heat,
 but leave the saucepan on the hot stove so that a nice steam forms.
Let the dish rest for 15-30 minutes.

Serving Briyani with Dahi ki chutney,

Baghare Baingan, 
kachumber (diced cucumber, tomato and onion salsa),Mircha-ka-salan


13 comments:

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  2. Wow.............lovely space dear, ur pictures are making me drool.......keep up ur good work, started to fallow you, so here after will be peeping here frequently.

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  3. most wonderful....will try this weekend...

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  4. Wonderful biriyani recipe :) Definitely you are a gud cook...Lokk how perfect the rice is...wonderful!!!

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  5. Wonderful Biryani recipe Roha, It looks so perfect and tempting..will try this soon.

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  6. Jazak Allak khair (THANKS) everyone...;)

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  7. Yummy
    OMG I love Briyani
    You recipes are really delicious Roha :)
    Jazak Allah Khair

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  10. Thanx for your wonderful recipes. Cud u pls teach us how to prepare "Dil-e-Firdaus" sweet dish?

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  12. Thanx for your wonderful recipes. Cud u pls teach us how to prepare "Dil-e-Firdaus" sweet dish?

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  13. Thts worth a sure try.....will let u know if i succeed.Really nice blog
    biny

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