Kerala Fish Biryani Recipe- Fish Biryani


  • Fish -1kg
  • Basmati rice -1 kg
  • Pepper -2 tbsp
  • Ginger 2` medium
  • Garlic- 10 or 11 medium
  • Green chilli-4or 5
  • Lemon juice -1
  • Red chilli powder-2 tbsp
  • Turmeric -1 or 2 tbsp
  • Corn flour-1 tsp
  • Vinegar-1 tbsp
  • Shallots- 4 or 5 nos
  • Tomato-2 nos
  • Biryani masala -1 tbsp
  • Garam masala -1 ¼ spoon
  • Curd -1 tbsp
  • Cashew -250 ghrm
  • Raisins-250 grm
  • Cardamom-2 pods
  • Cinnamon-1
  • Cloves-2 or 3
  • Star anise-2
  • Coriander leaves-small amount
  • Mind leaves-small amount
  • Carrot-1 nos
  • milk -2 tbsp
  • Ghee -2 tbsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Water –for cooking
  • Salt to taste


  •  First we crush the pepper and keep a side
  •  Then we grind separately ginger ,garlic and green chilli and keep it in bowl.
  •  Take a big bowl  marinade by mixing red chilli powder, pepper powder ,garam
    masala, turmeric, 1 tsp of ginger,garlic ,green chilli, 1 tbsp of lemon juice, corn flour
    and vinegar . Add fish and coat evenly with the marinade 10 to 20 minutes.
  •  Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and fry till they are golden brown.
  •  Then we heat oil in a another pan and add marinated fish and fry, and keep it in
  •  Heat oil in a big pan add onion and salt, sauted well
  •  Then we add1 tsp turmeric powder,2 tsp of pepper powder,green chilli paste, garlic
    paste and garlic paste mix well and sauted well,
  •  Then we add tomato cook well till they turns soft,
  •  Now we add 1tsp of biriyani masala ,1 tsp of garam masala,1tsp of lime juice,2
    spoons of curd and mix well
  •  Then we add small pieces of fish and and 1 cup of water ,cover and cook well.
  •  Then we add 1 tsp of ghee and small amount of fried onion,mix well
  •  Again we add fried fish and mix slowly and transfer in a bowl.
  •  Take ghee in a pan add cashew and raisins saute well till the turn light brown and
    keep a side.
  •  Rinse and soak basmati rice for 20 mins. Drain and reserve.
  •  Take a big heavy bottom pan add ghee,cardamom,cinnamon,cloves and star anise
    mix well
  •  Then we add shallots ,carrots,salt and 2 cup of water.
  •  Then we add basmati rice and some water for rice cooking
  •  Take a big bottom pan to serve, put the fish layer masala at the bottom of the dish,
    cover with the rice and sprinkle some fried onion, cashew nut ,raisins, coriander leaf
    and mind leaf, again we make a same layer at the top …
  •  Sprinkle some turmeric milk in to the fish biryani.
  •  Serve the kerala fish biryani recipe and enjoy the taste..

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