Jackfruit Biriyani

October 01, 2021

Jackfruit Biriyani

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 30 mins

Serves: 4-6

 

Maharaja Spice Box ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 3-inch stick of Ceylon cinnamon
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 4 Star Anise
  • 8 cardamoms
  • 6 cloves
Other Ingredients
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium brown onions, sliced finely
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 300g frozen jackfruit, thawed

       

      Method

      1. Start cooking 3 cups of rice with 2-3 star anise and 4 cardamoms and a stick of Ceylon cinnamon.
      2. In a large, heavy based pot, heat the oil and add the cumin seeds. Mix until they splutter and add the onions.
      3. Sauté the onions until golden.
      4. Add all the remaining spices and salt. Mix through for 2 mins on medium heat.
      5.  Add the jackfruit and cook on medium flame for 20 minutes until they are cooked through.
      6. Wait until the rice is about 70-80% cooked through then drain the rice and add into the jackfruit masala mixture.
      7. Mix well and cook for 10-15 minutes until rice is cooked through.

      Serve with a mango chutney and a side of yoghurt relish.




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