Kuska - MT Biryani
Kuska | Plain Biriyani | Biriyani Rice
Plain Biriyani or MT Biriyani recipe!
Kuska - MT Biryani
Kuska | Plain Biriyani | Biriyani Rice
Plain Biriyani or MT Biriyani recipe!
Servings Prep Time
2people 10-15minutes
Cook Time
25-30minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 10-15minutes
Cook Time
25-30minutes
Ingredients
Kuska Main Ingredients –
  • 1cup Basmati Rice
  • 2cups Water
  • 1cup Sliced Onions2 Medium Sized Onions
  • 1/2cup Finely Chopped Tomatoes2 Small Tomatoes
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 2tbsp Oil
  • 1 Cinnamon Piece
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Green Cardamom
  • 1 Small Piece Kalpasi
  • 1 Dried Bay Leaf
  • 2tbsp Curd
  • 1tsp Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4cup Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/4cup Finely Chopped Mint Leaves
  • Salt as needed
Kuska Masala Paste –
  • 8-10 Garlic Pods
  • 2 Ginger Piece
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 Cinnamon Piece
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Green Cardamoms
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak the basmati rice in 2 cups of water for 15-20 mins.
  2. Make a paste of all the ingredients under Kuska Masala Paste by adding little water and set aside.
  3. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil. Add dried bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. Fry for few seconds.
  4. Add slit green chilli along with chopped onions. Fry until translucent.
  5. Next add the prepared paste and fry for a few minutes until the raw smell goes off.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  7. Next add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt as needed. Fry off for 2-3 mins.
  8. Add thick curd and mix well, cook for a couple of minutes.
  9. Now add finely chopped mint and coriander leaves.
  10. Next pour the water from soaked basmati rice and adjust salt if needed.
  11. As the water begins to boil, add soaked basmati rice – mix well.
  12. Close the pan with a lid and cook on low flame for 12-15 minutes.
  13. Switch off the heat and let it rest for 5-10 mins before opening it. Fluff up the rice.
  14. Serve hot with onion raita.