Fish pulao

Posted by : Nafeesa Saleh

Fish pulao
  • Food Type : Nonveg
  • Cook Time : 01:00
  • Cuisine : Indian
  • Calories
    452kcal
  • Protein
    26gm
  • Fat
    22gm
  • Carbs
    37gm

How to make & Fish pulao

Step-1

Soak the pigeon peas in warm water for about half hour or overnight.

Step-2

Boil it in a skillet adding salt,water and turmeric powder until it becomes medium soft or for about 10 minutes. Strain out the water and retain the boiled the peas

Step-3

Marinate the fish pieces with ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder and roast it in a pan, adding 5gm oil, until its golden brown on both the sides and keep it aside

Step-4

Boil the basmati rice, adding water and salt until it's medium soft. strain out water and keep aside the rice.

Step-5

Boil the potatoes, take out its skin, cut it into pieces and keep it aside

Step-6

Now, in a skillet, add another 5gm oil, cumin seeds, cloves and cardamom and let it splutter. Afterwards, add the boiled potatoes and roast it until it gets golden brown.

Step-7

Thereafter, add pigeon peas, chopped tomatoes and capsicum and let all saute for 3-4 minutes. Then add fish pieces into it and mix all lightly.

Step-8

In a pot, spread the bottom layer of rice. On it, layer out the above step mixture and mint leaves.

Step-9

Then for remaining rice, add a pinch of saffron colour in water and mix rice in it to get the coloured rice.

Step-10

Layer it at the top. Add 100ml water in the pot and cover the lid. Let it cook for about 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!