Kuska Rice / Plain Biryani

Veg Vegan Meat

Kuska rice or Kuska biryani is a flavorful one-pot vegetarian meal made with Seeraga Samba rice Indian spices, and herbs. It is a popular South India and tastes similar to traditional Biryani

Kuska Rice / Plain Biryani

YIELD

4 people

TYPE

Main Course

TIME

55 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add cinnamon stick, cloves, green chili, ginger, garlic, and onion and saute until the onion turn soft

STEP

2

Add the tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy. Now add ¼ cup of coriander, mint leaves, and give a quick mix

STEP

3

Remove the mixture from the heat and transfer to a blender. Grind the prepared mixture into a smooth paste. Reserve it for later use

STEP

4

In a wide bottom pan with medium heat, pour oil and add bay leaves, star anise, cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, and onion and saute until the onion turns soft

STEP

5

Add the tomatoes and saute until it turns mushy. Now add chili powder. garam masala powder, salt, and mix everything well

STEP

6

Now add the prepared masala paste and give it a nice mix

STEP

7

Add curd and mix well

STEP

8

Now add the water, give a mix, and allow it to boil for 5 to 7 minutes

STEP

9

Add the soaked Seeraga Samba rice, green chili and cook the rice to 70%

STEP

10

Close the pan with the lid and cook the rice for 15 minutes in low heat

STEP

11

Open the lid and garnish with the remaining ¼ cup of mint and coriander leaves

STEP

12

Fluff the Kuska Biryani gently and now it is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

13

Serve this delicious Kuska Biryani with curd raita, veg salna, or any non-veg curries