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kofta biryani recipe
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kofta biryani recipe | veg kofta biriyani | kofte ki biryani

easy kofta biryani recipe | veg kofta biriyani | kofte ki biryani
Course biryani
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for kofta:

  • 1 cup paneer / cottage cheese grated
  • 2 potato / aloo boiled & mashed
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ cup besan / gram flour roasted
  • ½ tsp salt
  • oil for roasting

for curry:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 3 pods cardamom
  • 1 pod black cardamom
  • 7 cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 chilli slit
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp  biryani masala
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt whisked
  • 2 tbsp mint / pudina chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water

for rice:

  • 8 cup water
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup basmati rice soaked 20 minutes
  • 1 tbsp oil

for layering:

  • 4 tbsp coriander chopped
  • 4 tbsp mint / pudina chopped
  • 4 tbsp fried onion / barista
  • 2 tbsp saffron water
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp  ghee / clarified butter
  • ¼ tsp saffron food colour optional

Instructions

  • firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared kofta curry.
  • further layer with cooked rice.
  • also spread few chopped mint, coriander and fried onions.
  • as a third layer, spread again prepared kofta curry.
  • repeat layering with cooked rice, coriander, mint, fried onions, 2 tbsp saffron water.
  • also top with ½ cup water from sides, 1 tsp ghee, sprinkle saffron food colour and biryani masala.
  • now close with aluminium foil. you can alternatively use the wheat dough to seal.
  • keeping the flame on low, cook for 15-20 minutes or till the rice gets completely cooked in presence of steam or dum.
  • finally, serve paneer kofta biryani with raita or mirchi ka salan.