Malabar bone marrow biryani

Photo: Raighas Dain

Have you ever heard of bone marrow biryani or Neykot biryani? Yes, there is a delicious Malabar special biryani that can be prepared without biryani rice. Relish the real taste of the nineties with the super tasty special biryani. 

For biryani masala

Beef leg (Neykot) - 1.5 kg
Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
Green chillies – 2
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
chopped tomatoes - 2 
coriander powder - 3 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tbsp
To prepare biryani rice  

Coconut oil - 3 tbsp
Fennel seed- 1 tsp
Normal rice (ponni rice, Kuruva rice, brown rice) - 2 mug 
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp.
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves

In a pressure cooker, add coconut oil and chopped onion and fry for one minute
Then add tomatoes, green chillies, ginger and garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes
Add salt, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well
Cook for 5 minutes until the raw smell goes
Add beef legs and mix well. Add 1/2 cup water, cover and cook for 20 minutes
After 20 minutes, turn off the stove and leave for another 15 minutes
Open the lid and put on medium heat, add pepper powder, garam masala, curry leaves and coriander leaves, mix well and bring to a boil.
Place a biryani pot on medium heat
Add 3 tbsp coconut oil and fennel seeds and fry for 3 minutes
Add well-washed rice and pour hot water on top of the rice
Make sure the water is 2 inches above the rice
Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Cover and cook rice up to 80%
When the rice in the biryani pot cooked up to 80%, the rice is ready for the preparation of dum
To prepare dum, replace the rice on one side with the already prepared Masala and cover it with the biryani rice
Do the same on both sides. Then pour 1 tbsp ghee on top and sprinkle with curry leaves and coriander leaves
Put dum for 15 minutes. Malabar bone marrow biryani is ready.


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