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Easy Kofta Biryani

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Meat Balls served in savory rice. Kofta Biryani served with green salad and raita makes way for an exotic dinner.
Easy Kofta Biryani recipe

Total servings: 6
Pre-Prep time:
Preperation time: 1 hour
Occasion: Any
Cuisine: Pakistani
Effort: Average
Best for: All
How to serve: Hot


1/2 kilo Mince beef
1 kilo Rice
4 medium size onions finely chooped
2 medium tomatoes finely chooped
1 Egg white
2-3 fresh green chillies finely chopped
1 and half cup Fresh coriander leaves
3 tbs paste of garlic&ginger
Salt & red chillies to taste
1 cup yogurt mix with 1 tsp paste of Imli
3-4 Dried prunes(Allo Bukhara)
4 tbs Oil
1/2 tsp of Vinegar
Small quantity of Black pepper, Cloves , Darchinny, bari Illaich , Small illaichi, tezpat leaves
Kewra water
Pinch of Yellow food color


Soak Rice in water.
Grind Mince beef &onion and mix well with salt, red chillies, half cup coriander leaves, green chiily and egg white and make kofta balls and set a side.
Heat oil and put cloves and paste of garlic & ginger in it and fry for a minute.
Then put chopped onions and fry untill they get brown.
Drain excess oil from onions and take them out and cool them.
Now grind onions, tomatoes together to form a smooth paste.
Heat oil again and put the onions & tomatoes paste in hot oil and fry till all excess water dries up.
Now put salt&red chillies, and rest of green chiilies, dried prunes and continue frying.
Then add Kofta and put the heat on low level and pour Yougurt on Koftas and mix with care and cover the lid on.Cook on low heat for 5 to 10 minutes.
In the mean time half boil rice in Salty water by puting 1/2 tsp of vinegar and all whole masalas(darchinny, Ilaichis etc)and drain them and put a side.
Now uncovered Koftas and fry them well. Remove from heat.
Now layer rice and Kotas with masala and don't forget to make a layer of fresh coriander leaves and then rice on the top.
Mix Kewra water with yellow food color and pour on the top and cover with lid tightly and cook on very low heat for 15 mintues or more till rice looks to be tender.
Serve hot with Raita.

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