Easy Nasi Briyani, Nasi Briani Recipe

Version 1

Here's a quick tutorial on how to cook up an all time favourite Nasi Briani using an electric rice cooker! The below Nasi Briyani recipe feed 6-8 persons.

Recipe for Nasi Briyani
Ingredients needed:
  • 4 cups bismati rice
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 5 medium sized red onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 stems of ginger sliced in thick slices to be removed later or grated finely to be incorporated
  • 200ml plain yoghurt
  • 1 chicken chopped into sections
  • 1 packet of briyani spice mix

Version 2
Ingredients needed
  • 1kg basmati rice, soaked for 30 minutes and drained
  • 2-3 tsp ghee/butter
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, bruised
  • 5 pandan leaves, tear the middle and tie into a knot
  • 1/4 cup yoghurt
  • 3 cups evaporated milk
  • 3 cups water
  • salt
  • some saffron or use colouring
  • some toasted almond slivers or cashew nuts + raisins fried in ghee/butter for garnishing
  • Heat ghee, fry the spices till fragrant
  • Add the rice and stir fry for about 2 minutes
  • Transfer everything to the rice cooker
  • Add lemongrass, yoghurt, water, evaporated milk, salt and pandan leaves and stir the mixture
  • Switch on rice cooker and cook
  • Once cooked, sprinkle saffron or colouring to the rice and mix gently
  • Sprinkle toasted nuts and fried raisins and serve

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Easy Nasi Briyani, Nasi Briani Recipe Easy Nasi Briyani, Nasi Briani Recipe Reviewed by Singapore Food Recipes on September 26, 2009 Rating: 5
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