Sheruva / Gravy for Biriyani

Monday, June 28, 2010

Ingredients :

Chicken(optional) :  left over pieces
Poppy Seeds : 3tbs
Cinnamon Sticks : 1inch
Cloves  : 3
Cardamon : 1
Bay leave : 1
Ginger & garlic paste  : 1/2tbsp
Red chilli powder : 1tbsp
Coriander powder : 1tbsp
Cashewnut paste : 1tbsp
Turmeric powder : pinch
Salt : to taste
Oil : 2tbsp

Procedure : 

1. Wash and keep aside chicken pieces like bones and fat( gives more taste). Make a fine paste of poppy seeds and keepaside

2. Take a thick bottom pan, heat oil , once hot add whole spices fry for a minute ,add ginger garlic paste cook till raw smell goes off. now add Turmeric powder ,Red chillipowder , Coriander powder , cashew nut paste and 1/2cup water.. cook till u see oil separating on it .

3. Now add poppy seeds paste  and chicken pieces and add 11/2cup water ,salt and keep a tightly closed lid... i use pressure cooker for 3whistles...

4. Serve with Biriyani OR Fried Rice
Note : for vegetarian dont add chicken ... same procedure.... serve with veg  fried rice or veg biriyani


Yummy Team June 28, 2010 at 1:36 PM  

Thats an interesting gravy, looks tasty too..Will surely try it when I prepare biriyani next time..

Rach June 28, 2010 at 1:37 PM  

Hey was waiting for this post of yours. You know what this is very similar to the chicken curry that I make with cashew nut paste, seasame seeds and coconut paste. That curry is also very rich and fantastic one. This one looks soo incredible :)

Satya June 28, 2010 at 1:37 PM  

wow, it looks very colorful n delicious...

Swathi June 28, 2010 at 1:39 PM  

Gravy looks really nice.

Jay June 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM  

very new gravy recipe. loved d inviting sunshine color dear.
Goes to my must try list.

Suja Sugathan June 28, 2010 at 3:48 PM  

Sheruva looks delicious and mouthwatering..lovely color.

Umm Mymoonah June 28, 2010 at 4:22 PM  

Yummy side dish for Briyani, looks delicious.

Raina June 28, 2010 at 9:34 PM  

Wonderful flavors..sounds and looks delicious:)

Sushma Mallya June 29, 2010 at 1:06 AM  

Nice recipe for this gravy,must be really good with biryani

Priya June 29, 2010 at 2:58 AM  

Very inviting and droolworthy gravy..looks yumm!

divya June 30, 2010 at 11:17 AM  

wow, it looks very colorful n delicious...

PranisKitchen June 30, 2010 at 10:47 PM  

this is so interesting recipe gravy for the biryani.. sounds delicious and yummy good one asah.. i think u r biryani lover like me..

GayathriRaj July 1, 2010 at 1:12 PM  

Hey wow thats a nice one.....i always have this in the restaurants....kani chudagane eanukunedhanni dhinni ela chestharoo ani....ippudu idhi chusthee ardam aindhi adhi cashew nuts tho ani...thats nice one....

Malar Gandhi July 5, 2010 at 7:50 AM  

First time to your blog, its a pleasure to bump into your have a great collection here. Happy blogging.

Lovely sheruva for biriyani. Interesting variation from the usual one, gonna try this for sure. I am big time biriyani freak:)

Sarah Naveen July 6, 2010 at 9:40 AM  

i love this..looks so delicious...

jais July 10, 2010 at 5:20 AM  

nice gravy. new for me. thanks for sharing.

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