Kofta Biryani

If you are looking for a variety in Biryani, you have come to the right place. Kofta Biryani is something that fits the bill perfectly for a sumptuous one pot meal I got the recipe from Vahrevah. However I tweaked the recipe a bit to suits my likings Kofta Biryani Source: _VahrewahKofta Biryani
Kofta Biryani

If you are looking for a variety in Biryani, you have come to the right place. Kofta Biryani is something that fits the bill perfectly for a sumptuous one pot meal

I got the recipe from Vahrevah. However I tweaked the recipe a bit to suits my likings

Kofta Biryani

Kofta Biryani

Source: _Vahrewah

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    Ingredients

    3 cups
    Rice
    1/2 teaspoon
    Caraway seeds
    For Kofta
    500 gms
    Minced meat
    1 teaspoon
    Garam masala powder
    1-1/2 teaspoons
    Poppy seeds ground
    to taste
    Salt
    1-1/2 teaspoons
    Ginger garlic paste
    1 tablespoon
    Fresh Cream
    1 teaspoon
    Grated coconut
    1-1/2 teaspoons
    Chilli powder
    1 tablespoon
    Gram flour/Besan
    1
    Ground onion
    1
    Bread soaked in milk
    2 tablespoons
    Chopped Coriander leaves
    2
    Chopped Green chillies
    For Masala
    as required
    Oil
    6
    Green chillies
    2
    Tomato pureed
    1 teaspoon
    Cumin seeds
    1-1/2 teaspoons
    Ginger garlic paste
    1/2 teaspoon
    Garam masala powder
    2 teaspoons
    Chilli powder
    to taste
    Salt
    2 teaspoons
    Coriander powder
    1/2 cup (Crushed)
    Fried onion
    For Yoghurt Mixture
    1-1/2 cups
    Yoghurt whipped
    1 pinch
    Yellow color
    1 tablespoon
    Kewra water
    1/4 teaspoon
    Green cardamom
    1/4 teaspoon
    Nutmeg powder
    2 tablespoons
    Chopped coriander and mint leaves
    1/4 teaspoon
    Mace ground

    Steps

    1. Mix the yoghurt with rest of the ingredients except the coriander and mint leaves. Keep aside.
    2. For the Rice.
    3. Soak the rice for at least 30 minutes. Boil water with salt and caraway seeds. Add the rice and cook till 3/4th done. Drain the rice and keep aside.
    4. For the Kofta.
    5. Grind all the ingredients together and make lemon sized balls. Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper and keep aside.
    6. For the Masala.
    7. Heat oi and add the cumin seeds. When they star to splutter, add the ginger-garlic paste and saute till raw smell goes. Add the green chilli(slit or chopped), coriander powder and chilli powder and stri for a minute. Add the pureed tomato and salt and saute till oil separates. Add the garam masala and crushed fried onion and kofta into it. Add water and cook on low flame till the gravy turn thick. Switch off heat.
    8. For Assembling Rice.
    9. Take a utensil and lightly grease the bottom and sides with ghee. Tip half of the cooked rice and spread evenly. Spread the kofta mixture over the layer of rice. Now spread the yoghurt mixture evenly on top of the kofta mixture and sprinkle the chopped coriander and mint leaves. Spread the remaining rice over this evely. Drop a dolop of butter or ghee over the rice layer. Cover the utensil with aluminium foil and place a lid on top of it. Plcae the utensil on top of a griddle and cook on low flame for about 15-20 minutes. Transfer the rice to a serving plate and serve with raita.
    Kofta Biryani