Tasty Biriani with Kachumbari

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Typical Coastal meal, courtesy of Food Recipes Kenya
Ready In: 
40 min
  • 2 big onions
  • 2 table spoons freshly grounded pilau masala
  • 2 table spoons tomatoe paste
  • Chopped garlic cloves
  • 1/2 Kg of Meat
  • 1 Piece of unripe Papaya
  • 500ml natural yoghurt or mala
  • 2 Cups of Biriani rice
  • Boiled potatoes
  • Finely chopped coriander
  1. Fry One big onion finely chopped then add 4 finely chopped garlic cloves and add freshly grounded pilau masala one and a half tbspoon and cook for a while.
  2. Then add two table spoons tomato paste and cook for two minutes and add your meat. Mix them well.
  3. As they are cooking take one small unripe Papaya should be white inside grind it to a fine paste and add on the meat. Let it cook and as it starts sticking on the pan (If you didn't use the non-sticking pan) then add 500ml natural yoghurt or mala
  4. After it boils, reduce heat and allow to simmer untill it reduces by half.
  5. Add your boiled potatoes and let it cook for a minute then put your finely chopped coriander and serve.
  6. For Biriani Rice, Cook normally then when all the water has been absorbed mix just a little food color in a little water and pour a straight line then when it's cooked well you can mix with a fork to get the mixture of colors.
  7. Some people then mix the meat in the rice others serve separately. The choice is yours.

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