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Instant Pot Holiday Turkey Biryani (leftover turkey recipe)

turkey biryani

Instant Pot Holiday Turkey Biryani (leftover turkey recipe)

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Cuisine Indian

Ingredients
 

  • 1 pound chopped cooked turkey skin removed (preferably dark meat)
  • 1 cup basmati rice rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger

Whole spices:

Ground spices:

Later:

  • ½ cup dried cranberries (or golden raisins)
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds and/or pistachios
  • Fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • Fresh mint leaves chopped

Instructions
 

  • Press the sauté button and adjust the heat to the highest setting. Add the oil to the pot and once it’s hot, add the whole spices and stir. Once the cumin seeds turn brown add the onions. Stir-fry for 6-7 minutes or until the onions begin to brown.
    how to make turkey biryani
  • Add the garlic, ginger, and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, then add cooked turkey and ground spices and mix well.
    how to make turkey biryani
  • Add the water and rice and mix well, then secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 6 minutes at high pressure.
    how to make turkey biryani
  • Naturally release pressure for 10 minutes. Open the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro, mint, dried cranberries, and pumpkin seeds.
    how to make turkey biryani
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