? Kathal/Jackfruit Biryani ? An unusual biryani that not many might have heard of, Kathal Biryani is made using raw jackfruit pieces cooked slowly with a variety of spices and mixed with basmati rice. Ingredients– For rice : long grain basmati rice 2 cups salt 2 tsp water 4 cups tejpatta 2 tsp green cardamom 2-3 nos 2 inch cinnamon stick cloves 3-4 nos For masala : vegetable oil 3 tbsp ghee 3 tbsp raw jackfruit/ kathal 500 gms Shahi Zeera 1 tsp onions thinly sliced 1 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tsp green chillies 3-4 nos yogurt 1 cup red chilli powder 1 tsp garam masala powder 1/2 tsp biryani masala powder 1 tbsp fresh mint chopped 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves 2 tbsp Some hole garam masala like–black pepper, green n black cardamom, cinnamon stick, cloves n star anise Salt to taste For garnishing : golden fried onions 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves 2 tbsp cashew nuts fried until golden 10-12 nos(optional) 10-15 nos saffron strands soaked in 1tbsp milk Method– For rice :Wash the rice and soak in enough water for 30 minutes. Drain the water n add d rice in heavy bottom pan along with four cups of water, salt, tej patta, green cardamom n cloves. cook the rice until it is 80% done. For masala : Heat oil in a pan. once the oil is hot, add jackfruit and fry until golden brown. Remove from the pan and keep aside. In the same pan, add ghee. once the ghee is hot, add some hole garam masala n Shahi zeera and onion and fry onion until golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder n garam masala powder n salt and fry for a minute. Add yogurt, green chillies, biryani masala n fried jackfruit n fry for 3-4 minutes. Add mint coriander leaves and cover the jackfruit until it is done. Add little water if required. Assembling the Biryani : In a heavy bottom pan add the jackfruit masala. Sprinkle some golden fried onions, mint n coriander leaves n cashew nuts. Cover with cooked rice. Top with the remaining fried onions, mint n coriander leaves, cashew nuts and saffron soaked in milk. Cover the pan tightly n cook on very low heat for 10_15 minutes. Remove the pan from heat and let it rest for another 10 minutes. Fluffy with a fork n serve hot with raita. Follow me for more updates on homemade foods @_food.addiction @_food.addiction #foodaddiction #uzmaseasyrecipes #biryani #biryanilove #kathalbiryani #jackfruitbiryani #lunch #mumbaistreetfoodlovers #jackfruitrecipes #streetfoodindia #potd #streetfoodlovers #foodie #foodiesofinstagram #shotoneplus #desikhana #gharkakhana #delhifood #delhifoodies #foodblogger #foodforsoul #foodmaniacindia #timesnowfoodie #creatorshala #northindianfood #mumbaifood #mumbaistreetfood #foodiesofindia

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