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Kuska Biriyani


Bay Leaves - 2
Cloves- 2/3;
Cinnamon (pattai) - small piece:
Ginger-Garlic Paste - 2 tbsps;
Tomatoes - 3-4;
Green Chillies - 10-15
Rice - 1 cup;
Fresh Coriander Leaves - finely chopped-a small bunch;
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp.


Heat ghee & 3-4 tbsps of oil in a kadai.

Season with Bay leaves, elaichi, cinnamon, and cloves.

Add the ginger-garlic paste & fry till the raw flavour goes off.

Add the slit green chillies & then the diced tomatoes. Once the tomatoes turn mushy then add salt to taste & chilli powder.

Now add half the coriander leaves & enough water to cook the rice.

Add the rice once the water starts boiling. Cook on a low flame adding a little of the coriander leaves each time you stir the rice.

Once it is more than 3/4th cooked then pressure cook the rice with two whistles.

Now add the rest of the cut coriander & garnish.

Serve with Onion Raitha