This delightful signature rice dish is cooked with coconut milk in a airtight vessel so as to absorb the richness flavor of the coconut and spices. hmm.. So Yummy!!
Servings: 4 Persons
Basmati Rice (4cups)
Coconut (Grated 2 cups)
Onion (3nos – Chopped)
Green Chilly (8nos)
Fresh Green Peas (1cup) (Optional)
Bay leaf (4nos)
Ginger Garlic paste (3tsp)
Mint leaves (10sprigs)
Coriander leaves (4sprigs)
Salt (to taste)
Oil 1 cup
Ghee 1/2 cup
Grind coconut & green chillies in a electric mixer, filter it and extract 6 cups of milk.
In a thick bottomed pan, heat oil, add Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Bay leaves and Onion. Saute till onion becomes golden brown color in low flame.
Add mint leaves and fry for a minutes. Now add the coconut milk, coriander leaves and salt. Let it boil.
In the mean time, wash the rice and keep aside.
Using electric cooker: Pour the gravy and spread the rice. Add Ghee after 10 minutes.
Dum Style: Heat a thick vessel/ Pressure Cooker, Pour the gravy and spread the rice, in low flame, change the position of the cooker every 3 miniutes. Add Ghee after 10 minutes.
Dole out your folks, Yummy Coconut Milk Biriyani with Onion Raitha, Brinjal Curry and/or Spicy gravy of your choice.