Jackfruit Biryani

4 cups jackfruit cut into big chunks and cooked in pressure cooker with salt and turmeric till you hear 2 whistles
5 onions cut into julians and deep fried or caramalised
1 tbsp cashew nuts fried till it turns brown
2 cups rice soaked for half an hour
½ cup chopped coriander leaves
½ cup chopped mint leaves
4 tbsp oil
2 tbsp biryani masala of your choice
2 bay leaves
2 green cardamom
2 black cardamom
4-5 whole black pepper
2 cloves
2 cinamon sticks
4-5 green chilies cut into half
½ cup curd
2 tomatoes chopped
1 big onion chopped finely
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

Method to cook:
Cook rice with 1 tsp oil and whole spices till its 75% cooked.
Strain and keep aside.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok. Cook boiled jackfruit till it turns brown. Keep aside.
Heat 2 tbsp oil in a deep vessel. Add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste till it turns brown. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till you see oil on top. Add boiled and fried jackfruit pieces.
Add beaten curd and mix well.
Turn off the flame.
Spread half the caramalised onion. Spread half the coriander leaves, mint leaves and green chilies.
Add the cooked rice. Spread rest of the onions, coriander leaves, mint leaves . Add the fried cashew nuts . Cover with lid and dum for about 10-12 minutes.
Serve with Raita.


  1. This is an interesting recipe too..Yum!

  2. Yumm, very tempting and inviting briyani..

  3. Nice looking biriyani dear. Great recipe. Thanks a lot for posting.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. very interesting recipe.. looks really good and tempting.. thanks for the recipe :)
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