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Jackfruit (Kathal) Biryani Recipe

Written by on June 7, 2022

A flavoursome biryani recipe with the goodness of kathal (jackfruit) and the aroma of garlic, coriander, turmeric and garam masala.

Kathal Biryani

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup onion, grated
  • 1 tsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 1/2 kg kathal (jackfruit (peeled and deep-fried), sliced
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or to taste
  • 1 cup rice (boiled to almost done)
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
How to Make Kathal Biryani
  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds.
  • Saute and add the onions, and garlic-ginger paste.
  • Saute till brown Add kathal, stir fry over low heat till done.
  • Add coriander powder, garam masala, haldi, salt, chilli powder and green chillies.
  • Cook, covered for about 5 minutes and mix in the lemon juice and half the Coriander. The water should be absorbed by now.
  • Remove half the vegetables and layer with half the rice.
  • Cover with the rest of the vegetable mixture and the rice again.
  • Leave over low heat, covered for 10 minutes, and serve garnished with the coriander.


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