Fantastic post, Vaishali. The success of a biryani depends partly on how you cook the rice. You could add a few drops of lemon juice for a sparkle . One can also use Golden Sella Basmati rice which are slightly thicker compared to the regular Indian Basmati brands, but have a nice long grain . Do not cover the rice , let it dry for a few minutes . Place 6 cups of water to boil in a big pot . Vaishali, you should do the mega marathon one month before the rest of us so that we can learn and pick all the tips. Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member. 1 tbsp ghee / oil For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account. Then you should layer the cooked meat and parboiled rice in a thick bottomed pot. rice in a deep bowl with enough water for 30 minutes drain and keep aside cups, Reap Benefits from Radish Leaves this Winter
Transfer the rice on to a big plate and cool completely. Parboiled rice means you have a side dish ready for your family Henceforth we can cook the rice either by the Absorption Method , pressure cooker method , microwave method , rice cooker method or the open pan method . Rinse uncooked rice in a colander. You are not signed in. Here are the basics to help you appreciate the region's most elaborate rice dish. Add rice to the water and boil for 5 minutes. You must ensure that the rice is cooked only till 70 per cent because further cooking will happen when you cook the biryani. Whole Spices Cooking the rice to perfection Click OK to sign out from tarladalal. In a pan, boil the water, add salt and olive oil. Before this BM, I used to struggle a lot while cooking Basmati. Add a pinch of salt to the water. The quality of the rice has to be good , normally we use the long grained Basmati rice to make Biryanis , though some biryani s are also made with medium or short grain . Suma , I do not check by watch , but yes anywhere between 8-10 minutes is good . Sindhi Breads are a variety of flatbreads, How to cook Perfect Basmati Rice for Biryani, Cooking perfect rice for Biryani is rather tricky , but if you follow the correct method you will never go wrong .You will get each grain separate and the Biryani will turn out perfect. To cook Basmati rice in a open pan , with rapid method one should normally use at least three measures of water and one measure of rice . Choosing the rice Thank you for the recipe.. I shall be sharing the Biryani recipe soon. When the water comes to a rolling boil, add the rice, let it come to a boil again. Wash the rice till the water is crystal clear . Are you sure you want to delete this review ? I learnt this the hard way, by learning, as many recipes use to call for 95 perc, and the biryani use to go mushy.