Posted by : Nafeesa Saleh
- Food Type : Nonveg
- Cook Time : 01:00
- Cuisine : Indian
How to make Fish pulao
Soak the pigeon peas in warm water for about half hour or overnight.
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
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
Boil the basmati rice, adding water and salt until it's medium soft. strain out water and keep aside the rice.
Boil the potatoes, take out its skin, cut it into pieces and keep it aside
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.
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.
In a pot, spread the bottom layer of rice. On it, layer out the above step mixture and mint leaves.
Then for remaining rice, add a pinch of saffron colour in water and mix rice in it to get the coloured rice.
Layer it at the top. Add 100ml water in the pot and cover the lid. Let it cook for about 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!