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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Kaikari Biryani

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Everyday sunday i don't miss Sanjeev kapoor's Khana Kazana on Zee tv.Yesterday he showed kaikari biryani and loved the ingredients he used so i noted the recipe and did this.Believe me the taste was awesome,i liked it more than the kids.

Ingredients:-

Basmati Rice 1 1/2 cups
Vegetables (Potatoes,tomatoes,beans,cauliflower,peas,carrot and Capsicum)
Onions chopped 1
Green chillies 3
Curry leaves few
Turmeric powder 1/4tsp
Lemon juice 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil 4 tbsp

Masala paste

Poppy seeds 1tbsp
Cumin seeds 1 tbsp
Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
Sauf 2 tbsp
Red dried chillies 4
Fresh grated coconut 1/4cup
Ginger 1' pc
Garlic 10

Take 1 tsp oil in a pan.Add poppy seeds,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,sauf,red chillies and coconut.Fry till light brown colour.When cool grind into smooth paste along with ginger and garlic.
For Masala

Cardamom 2
Cinnamon 1' pc
Clove 4
Mace 1'pc
Star anise 1
Black pepper 10
Nutmeg powder a pinch

Dry roast all the above and when cool grind into fine powder.

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Method:-

In the remaining oil and once oil is hot add onions.Saute till light brown in colour.Add potatoes,carrot,beans,cauliflower and curry leaves.Stir.

Cover and cook on high for 4-5 minutes.Then add rice,tomatoes,peas,masala powder,masala paste and salt.Mix well.

Add capsicum,green chillies and mix well.

Now add enough water.I added 1 1/2 cup water to 1 cup rice.The amount of water depends on the rice used.

Once rice is done add lemon juice.Stir once and serve hot with raita or just plain curd.

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Happy wedding anniversary to me.We both completed 9 years of togetherness.......

16 comments:

  1. Happy wedding anniversary to you and your hubby. kaikari biriyani looks delicious.

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  2. Thats a very filling and beautiful biryani..My hearty wishes to ur anniversary dear..

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  3. Happy anniversary varunavi.. this briyani is new to me.. will try sometime..

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  4. Delicious biryani,looks very tempting,nice recipe thanks for sharing.

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  5. Yummy....Sanjeev Kapoor is my favorite cook!!

    Ankita
    http://eat-hearty.blogspot.com/

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  6. To you I can safely say Sairam :)First time on your blog - Love the fresh and yummy pictures of your biryani! :) Please do visit my blog Cheers ...http://priyasnowserving.blogspot.com/

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  7. Super biryani....glad to follow you...

    FunWidFud

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  8. Many many happy returns of the day dear!!
    Biryani looks fabulous..am a big Sanjeev kapoor fan too :)

    US Masala

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  9. biriyani look so too delicious and colorful.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  10. My husband flipped the channel, while I was watching it. Thanks for presenting it here.. book marking..

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  11. Umm I can smell the aroma looks wonderful and that masala sounds very interesting Saritha.yumm

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  12. Mouthwatering! Would love to try it!
    Anu
    http://aroma-ad.blogspot.com/
    http://ad-fusion.blogspot.com/

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