Instant Pot Special Fish Biryani

Another dish with a rich & spicy biryani.

You can add different flavors in it according to your choice and enjoy it.

Also feel free to use any fish you like: Cod or Salmon work best in my opinion.

Instant Pot Fish Biryani
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: basmati rice, fish, Special Fish Biryani
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 48 minutes
Servings: 6
  • 1 cup basmati rice rinsed and drained
  • 1 lb fish boneless
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 7 sprigs mint finely chopped
  • 1 cup onion thinly sliced
  • 1 piece ginger thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.
  • Add oil and spices in it and sauté for 50 seconds.
  • Add all veggies except mint, cilantro and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add fish and sauté for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Add water, rice and salt.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot.
  • Set instant pot to Manual at high pressure and cook for 6 minutes. Release the pressure naturally for 5 minutes through steam vent.
  • Dish out and serve.
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