Indian Style Thanksgiving Dinner.
Thanksgiving Turkey Biriyani
Stuffed with a bread-based filling and roasted turkeys are the central dish for a thanksgiving dinner. Deep-fried turkey is also ascending in distinction. Sometimes, poultry native to the area where the meal is taking place is used; for example, quail is the central dish for a Texan Thanksgiving feast.
Turkey biriyani has always been a adored festival dish in India. Most of the restaurants in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu serve Turkey biriyani only in the festival seasons like Pongal, Dibawali etc., because the turkey is a rare bird in India. This turkey biriyani has a great flavor and taste.
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About Biriyani »
The fictitious name "Biriyani" is as a matter of fact obtained from a Persian term Berya definition fried or broiled. Biriyani is a familiar dish that is particularly delegated in India. This rice based foodstuff is made with spices and mutton, chicken, fish, eggs or vegetables.
Full of spices and tasty mutton blended with long-grain basmati rice, particular biriyani is a readying that can facilely be lining up among the various mouth-watering dishes prepared anywhere. Its vegetarian kind in which, the mutton is interchanged by a number of garden produce, is also likewise appealing and has highlighted in cook books the world over.
It is a liked dish for many Indians now. A very excellent Biriyani Recipe requires a lot of components to cook, and maybe a few hard and time consuming to prepare. While different kinds of rice can be employed to make biriyani, the popular choice of most homes is "Basmati rice", which is casually fragrant.
There are lots of Biryani varieties like lamb biriyani, Chicken Biriyani, Hyderabadi Biriyani, Iraqi Biriyani, Iranian Biriyani, Mushroom Biriyani, Malabar Biriani, Turkey Biriyani also Thai Biryani etc. etc., and a lot more. Here, is in what way Biryani looks like! :)
Turkey Biriyani Recipe »
Turkey is a bird which renowned for its taste and texture. A good biriyani is favorable for every one, and this turkey biryani is no exception! I love this turkey biriyani for its vibrant flavor and taste. Try something really different with your Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey.
Here is a recipe to make Turkey Biryani, try it for your thanksgiving dinner and enjoy the dish.
♥ 1Kg turkey (medium pieces)
♥ 1 tbsp ginger paste
♥ 1/2kg basmati rice
♥ 6 nos green chilli
♥ 5 tbsp clarified butter
♥ 1 tsp turmeric powder
♥ 2 cloves
♥ 1/2 cup mint leaves
♥ 2 bay leaves
♥ 1/2 cup coriander leaves
♥ 2 tsps red chili powder
♥ 1 tsp garam masala
♥ 1 inch piece of cinnamon stick
♥ 6 medium size tomatoes finely sliced
♥ 1 tsp cumin seeds
♥ 1 cup yogurt
♥ 1 tbsp garlic paste
♥ 6 medium size onions (thinly sliced)
♥ Salt to taste
♥ 6 tbsp oil
Marinate turkey with yoghurt, chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt. Set aside for at least 4 hours.
Meanwhile wash the basmati rice well and drain the water.
Add 3 tablespoons of oil in a fry pan. When oil is hot add ginger garlic paste and fry till golden brown. Now add thinly sliced onions, green chillies and fry till onion turn golden brown. Add sliced tomatoes and fry well. Add mint and coriander leaves and set aside the mixture.
Add clarified butter and oil in a fry pan, when heated add cloves, cardamom and cinnamon. Fry till brown. Now add salt, the fried mixture and the marinated mixture and fry for 30-40 minutes, till the turkey is half-cooked. Once the meat is ready, transfer this gravy in to a cooking vessel and add water and basmati rice . (Rice to water ratio must be 1:2 /the water includes the gravy from cooking the meat/). Add salt to the mixture. Let the rice cooked. Now tightly cover the vessel with a lid and keep it on a low flame. Take away the vessel from the flame exactly after 20 minutes. Your Turkey Biriyani is ready . Serve hot with curd raita.
Ginger Raita Recipe »
Most Indian families enjoy curds either plain or in the form of delicious raitas as an accompaniment with lunch or dinner. A raita is a simple preparation made by adding fruits or vegetables to beaten curds to act as coolers in contrast to the hot and spicy chutneys and spicy Indian food. Raitas are unique because they are cool and spicy at the same time. Indians cherish a large variety of raitas. You can make a number of raitas with curd, such as boondi raita, vegetable raita, pineapple raita, and so on. Here is one of the Indian Raita Recipe:
♥ 1 - cup Curd (not sour)
♥ 1 - tbsp chopped coriander
♥ 3 - 4 tbsp Coconut gratings
♥ 1/4 - tsp Mustard Seeds
♥ 1 - Green Chilly
♥ 1 - spring Curry leaf
♥ 1 - tsp Oil
♥ A pinch of Asafoetida
♥ 2 - inch Ginger piece (chopped)
♥ A pinch of Sugar
Beat the curd into smooth paste and add the sugar.
Grind coconut grating and green chilies into a paste and add with curd
Add the chopped ginger and salt
For seasoning: heat oil adds mustard seeds, curry leaves and Asafoetida.
Decorate with chopped coriander and serve.
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