Biryani is not just a dish but an emotion for a foodie. If you are someone who likes to explore new dishes, Biryani is one dish to start your experiment with. A very authentic and well renowned Indian dish, made from a variety of flavours is just something you can not resist.
You might have had many biryanis but here are some very easy to cook ones from the very special Nawabs Kitchen. Yes, you read that correct, watching videos on YouTube, you might have come across his channel. He prepares food in a typical village style. What won our hearts was, this humble human feeds those delicious dishes to the orphans and underprivileged kids. What an amazing way to share your happiness.
Let’s go through his recipes and learn how to make three different types of biryanis.
1. Mutton Biryani
This dish will make your Eid even more memorable. Eating good food can indeed double the happiness of your festivals. Here is a recipe of Mutton Biryani in Nawabs style. Let’s check the ingredients:
Add ginger-garlic paste, curd, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, all spices powder(garam masala) lemon juice, papaya paste, pure ghee.
- Mix these ingredients well and apply it to the lamb. Put the lamb in a big vessel. Fill the vessel with water and fill it with spices. Let the lamb get cooked by the steam properly for an hour. Make sure you cover the vessel properly so that the mutton gets cooked nicely.
- The next step is to cook the rice. Boil the water with some of the Indian spices like cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon. Half cook the rice in this water so that rice gets the flavour of these spices.
- The final step is to put some rice on the base and then put the muton, then again cover it up with the rice. Add food colouring to it and on top sprinkle fried onions, mint leaves and some coriander leaves.
Watch the video and follow the steps:
Let it cook and gobble up the feast.
2. Nizami Chicken Biryani
Chicken biryani is the most favourite biryani among the rest. Tenderly cooked chicken pieces with the authentic flavour of the Indian spices is just something you can say no to.
Take the washed chicken pieces in a bowl. Add shah jeera to it, ginger garlic paste, finely chopped coriander leaves, chopped mint, lemon juice, pure ghee, brown onions, chicken masala.
- Mix it well before adding the rest of the spices. Add turmeric and red chilli powder. Add salt as per taste. Further, add cumin and coriander powder. Add chicken masala as well. Cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Mix well and then add oil and let it marinate. Add curd to it, and coat pieces with all the spices. Leave it for an hour.
- Add biryani spices(cinnamon, clove, ginger garlic paste, bay leaf, jeera and salt) to water and half cook the basmati rice in it.
- On the marinated chicken add the 70% cooked chicken. On top of it add ghee, food colouring. Garnish it with brown onion, chopped mint and coriander leaves. Cover the vessel and seal it with wheat dough. Let it cook well and the biryani is ready to eat.
3. Prawns Biryani
Seafood adds a different flavour to every dish. Why not try Prawns Biryani this time. The soft prawns with finely cooked rice are perfect to make your festival special.
Clean the prawns and begin the marination process.
Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, red chilli, coriander powder and biryani masala. Add salt, lemon juice, ghee, oil and mix it well. Put green chillies, coriander leaves, sliced onion, brown onions and curd. Let it marinate for an hour.
- Boil water and add biryani masala and then add the soaked basmati rice. Cook the rice up to 70%.
- After it gets cooked add the marinated prawns and on top add the rice. Sprinkle food colouring, some brown onions and mint leaves. Cover and let it cook.
Try these dishes and let us know how delicious was your experience. These biryani dishes will definitely win all your guests attention and double the festive fun.