Kathal Biryani Recipe

Kathal Biryani Recipe
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A different yet delectable twist is presented to the traditional Biryani by using raw jackfruit in the preparation. The soft fleshy texture of the kathal or jackfruit makes it a perfect substitute for the meat. This delicious and flavorsome biryani can be served with a helping of raita or curd.
Kathal Biryani Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 Cup onions, grated
  • 1 tsp Garlic-ginger paste
  • 1/2 kg Kathal, peeled, sliced and deep fried
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp Green chilies, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice (or to taste)
  • 1 Cup rice, boiled to almost done
  • 1/2 Cup coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp Oil
How to make Kathal Biryani:
  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds.
  • Add onions and garlic-ginger paste. Sauté till golden brown.
  • Add kathal and stir fry over low heat till done.
  • Add all spices, salt and green chilies. Mix well.
  • Cover and cook for about 5 minutes and mix in the lemon juice and half the coriander.
  • Remove half the vegetables and layer with half the rice.
  • Cover with the rest of the vegetable mixture and then, rice again.
  • Put on low heat, cover and let cook for 10 minutes or so.
  • Serve, garnished with the coriander.
  • Kathal Biryani is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
satyendra gupta posted 03/08/2010
Can layering of rice and ready vegetable be done in a vessel like bowl or open coocker? and can I cook in the same for last 10 minutes?
mansi posted 20/06/2009
yes rice is boiled, Kathal is peeled, sliced and deep fried
and you have to make layers of vegetable mixture and rice, twice
RASHI posted 20/06/2009
How can we use this rice in recipe?
Rice are boiled or wet, kathal are boiled or not. Please clear this problem