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Kofta Biryani

Make the best Kofta Biryani with this quick and simple Kofta Biryani Recipe. #HappyCookingToYou

 Ingredients:

Prepare Koftay (Meatballs):

  • Beef qeema (Beef mince) ½ kg
  • Pyaz (Onion) 1 medium
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) handful
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 4-5
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) 1 tsp
  • Bread slice 1
  • Oil

Prepare Biryani:

  • Ghee ½ Cup
  • Kali mirch sabut (Black pepper corns) 2-3
  • Laung (Cloves) 2-3
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 1
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 2-3
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Pyaz (Onion) slices 2 medium
  • Timatar (Tomatoes) slices 2 medium
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder (Whole spice powder) ½ tsp
  • Javitri powder (Mace powder) ½ tsp
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) crushed 1 tbs
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 Cup
  • Podina (Mint leaves) handful
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) handful
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) slit 3
  • Chawal (Rice) 2 Cups (Boiled with whole spices & salt)
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tbs
  • Podina (Mint leaves) handful
  • Hara dhania (Coriander) handful
  • Aloo (Potatoes) 2-3 medium (Boiled with yellow food color & salt) (optional)
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) slit 2
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ½ tsp or as required

Directions:

Prepare Koftay (Meatballs):

In chopper,add beef mince,onion,coriander,green chilies,ginger garlic paste,cumin powder,salt,red chili powder,whole spice powder,bread slice and chop until well combined.

Grease your hands with oil,take a mixture and make 12-15 meat balls/koftya of equal sizes.

In frying pan,add oil and fry meat balls/koftay for 2 minutes and set aside.

Prepare Biryani:

In pot,add ghee and let it melt,add black pepper corns,cloves,cinnamon stick,green cardamom,black cardamom and cumin seeds,mix well.

Add onion and fry until light brown.

Add tomatoes and ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Add red chili powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,whole spice powder,mace powder,nutmeg powder,salt,green chilies and mix well.

Add yogurt,mix well and cook on high flame until oil separates.

Add fried meat balls/koftay,mint leaves,coriander,green chilies,boiled rice,lemon juice,mint leaves, mcoriander,potato,green chiliesa and yellow food color,cover and cook for 15-20 minutes on low flame.

Kofta biryani is ready.