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katthal ki biryani Recipe


  • Fortune Rice Bran Health Oil (for frying)

    For Marination

  • Yogurt (1 cup)
  • Ginger-garlic paste (1½ tbsp)
  • Coriander powder (1½ tbsp)
  • Red Chilli powder (1 tsp)
  • Turmeric powder (½ tsp)
  • Garam masala powder (1 tsp)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Lemon juice (1 no.)
  • Coriander chopped (2-3 tbsp)
  • Brown onion (3-4 no.)
  • Mint leaves (10-12 no.)
  • Ginger chopped (1 tsp)
  • Green chilli chopped (2 no.)
  • Green cardamom powder (½ tsp)
  • Ghee (2 tbsp)
  • Saffron soaked in milk (1 tbsp)

    For Masala

  • Fortune Rice Bran Health Oil (¼ cup)
  • Cumin seeds (1 tsp)
  • Black pepper (1 tsp)
  • Cloves (4-5 no.)
  • Black cardamom (3-4 no.)
  • Green cardamom (4-5 no.)
  • Bay leaf (2 no.)
  • Cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  • Onion chopped (2 no.)
  • Tomato chopped (2 no.)

    For Rice

  • Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice (1½ Cups)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Cumin seeds (1 tsp)
  • Water (as required)

    For Assembling

  • Brown onion (2 tbsp + 1 tbsp)
  • Coriander chopped (1 tbsp)
  • Mint leaves (12-15 + 10-12 no.)
  • Garam masala powder (½ tsp)
  • Green cardamom powder (¼ tsp)
  • Saffron soaked in milk (1 tbsp + 1 tbsp)
  • Ghee (2 tsp)


  • Heat Fortune Rice Bran Health Oil in kadai and fry the kathal for 6-8 min. on high flame.

For Marination:

  • Take mixing bowl, add yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt, lemon juice,  coriander chopped, brown onion and mint leaves and mix well.
  • Add chopped ginger and green chilli and mix well.
  • Add green cardamom powder, ghee and mix well.
  • Add saffron milk and mix well.
  • Add fried kathal in bowl and mix well. keep it aside.

For Masala:

  • Heat ¼ cup of Fortune Rice Bran Health Oil in pot, add cumin seeds, black pepper, cloves, black cardamom, green cardamom, bay leaf and cinnamon stick, mix well and sauté for 30 sec. or till cumin is brown in color. 
  • Add chopped onion, mix well and sauté till onion become brown in color.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, mix well and sauté for 3-4 min.
  • Add marinated kathal, mix well and sauté for 3-4 min.
  • Remove half kathal masala in bowl and keep it aside.

For Rice:

  • Wash and Soak the Fortune Biryani Special Basmati rice for 20 min.
  • Heat water in a pot, when water is boiling add salt, cumin seeds and soaked rice, mix well and cook till rice is soft. 

For Assembling:

  • Take kathal masala pot, spread some rice over the masala.
  • Add brown onion, chopped coriander, mint leaves, garam masala powder, green cardamom powder, saffron milk and ghee.
  • Add remaining kathal masala over the rice and then spread remaining rice over the masala.
  • Add brown onion, chopped coriander, mint leaves and saffron milk on top of the rice and seal the pot with atta dough and cover with lid and cook for 12-15.(Cook the biryani first 3-4 min. on high flame, than cook 6-8 min. on medium flame and then keep the flame low and cook the biryani till steam will come out)
  • When steam comes out, switch off the flame and keep it aside for 10-15 min.
  • Take out the lid, remove the biryani in serving plate, garnish with mint sprig and serve hot with Raita.

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