2 tbsp. Ghee
1 bay leaf
1 inch cinnamon
2 pods cardamom
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 onion finely chopped
1 Tomato chopped
1/4 cup coconut milk or yogurt
1 tbsp. ginger garlic paste
1 green chili cut in few pieces
1 tbsp. turmeric powder
1 tbsp. kashmiri chili powder
1 tsp biryani masala
salt as per taste
2 tbsp. each finely chopped mint and coriander leaves
1 cup soaked basmati rice
2 cups of water
In a pressure cooker, add ghee and sauté whole spices.
Add onion and sauté till its pink, after that add ginger garlic paste and green chili and tomatoes.
Add all powder masala and mix it and add coconut milk and cook it for two minutes.
Add mint and coriander leaves and mix it.
Finally add rice and 2 cups of water and mix it and cover the pressure cook and cook it till 2 whistles on medium flame or till rice is cooked.
Open it when the pressure is down.
Serve this kuska biryani with mirchi ka salan or raita.
I had it with spicy dahi and rice papad.