March 30, 2014

KERALA STYLE EGG BIRYANI

Ingredients :
For Rice: 
 1 cup Basmati Rice
2 Big Onion chopped
2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1 tsp Green chilly paste
2 tsp Biryani masala
1/2 cup curd
1/2 cup mint leaves chopped
1/2 cup coriander leaves chopped
Rose water
2 tbsp Saffron water
Ghee
Salt
For Egg:
4 Egg
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp chilly powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala 
2 tsp lemon juice

Whole Garam masala
4 Green cardamom
5-6 Cloves
1 tsp Fennel seeds
2 star anise
2" Cinnamon
2 Bay leaves
For Garnishing ;
Fried onion ( Made by 1 big Onion)
Fried Cashew nut
Raisin
Coriander leaves

Method: 
      


  • Wash and soak Rice for 1/2 hours.
  • Make cuts on egg white. Heat a pan put oil/ ghee add egg, pepper powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric, salt and garam masala fry it for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • In another pan heat ghee add whole spices and chopped onions fry till translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, green chilly paste, mint leaves, coriander leaves Biryani masala lemon juice and curd mix well.
  • Add soaked rice in it and fry for 5 minutes. Now add boiled water in it and salt and let it be boil.
  • When the air holes appear on the rice surface, reduce the heat. cook untill all water absorbed.
  • Add cooked egg into the rice. Sprinkle fried onion, cashew nut, raisins and coriander leaves, sprinkle some rose water and saffron water. 
  • Close the lid and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with Raita or Papad.