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kuska recipe | kuska biryani recipe | how to make plain biryani recipe

easy kuska recipe | kuska biryani recipe | how to make plain biryani recipe
Course biryani
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 inch cinnamon / dalchini
  • 3 pods cardamom / elachi
  • 1 star anise
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup curd / yoghurt whisk
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp biryani masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp mint / pudina finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 1 cup basmati rice soaked 20 minutes
  • 2 cup water

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute spices.
  • also saute 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and 1 green chilli.
  • additionally add 1 tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • further keeping the flame on low, add ¼ cup whisked curd and saute till the curd combines well without curdling.
  • now add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp biryani masala and 1 tsp salt. saute on low flame till it turns aromatic.
  • additionally, add 2 tbsp mint and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • furthermore, add 1 cup basmati rice and 2 cup water. mix well.
  • cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame or till rice gets cooked completely.
  • finally, serve kuska rice / kuska biryani with mirchi ka salan or raita.