Dried Bombay Duck Fish Biryani

Bombil Biryani Bombay Duck Fish

Bombil or Bombay Duck is a fish widely found in konkan parts of India particularly Mumbai in Maharashtra and is a seafood used in many forms raw and dried to make many delicacies like Biryani, Curry and Fry. Checkout my Seer Fish or Surmai Fish Biryani Recipe.

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In this recipe, I will show you dried Bombil Fish Biryani which is tasty and a culinary delight, popularly known as Bombay Duck Fish, this fish is mostly eaten in its dried forms. Among the various types of Biryani, seafood biryani adds unique taste and flavour to the dish and is cooked with spices. It is also fried like other fishes, checkout my Surmai/Seer Fish Fry Recipe


  • Dried Bombil Fish (Bombay Duck) 250 gm soaked in water for 10 min. Cleaned & Washed
  • Onion 250 gm
  • 500 gm Rice
  • Tomato 250 gm
  • Green masala ( 1 ginger piece + 1 garlic bulb + 8 Green Chilly + 1 coriander leaves bunch) grinded
  • Turmeric powder 1 spoon
  • Garam masala powder 1 spoon
  • Salt 1 tbsp
  • Oil 100 ml
  • Ghee 50 gm


  • Firstly, Heat a pan and add 4 tbsp oil
  • Add fish pieces
  • Now Add salt 1/2 spoon
  • Similarly, Add turmeric powder 1/2 spoon
  • Cook for 5 min with lid closed
  • Add 2 tablespoon green masala
  • Now Add garam masala 1 spoon
  • Cook stir for 2-3 min on medium flame with lid closed
  • Secondly, Heat a vessel and add the remaining 4 tbsp oil
  • Similarly, Heat a pan and add half chopped onion, fry until golden brown
  • Add onion to the vessel and fry untl golden brown
  • Now add half tomato in pan and cook until it dissolves
  • Add other half tomato in vessel and cook until it dissolves
  • Now, add dried fish in pan. mix and cook for 2-3 min om medium flame with lid closed
  • Add 1 and 1/2 Ltr water in vessel and Add salt
  • Now Add turmeric powder and Add green masala
  • Allow it to boil
  • Now add rice and Allow it to Boil
  • When the water has dried
  • Add dried fish pieces
  • Now Add 2 tbsp ghee
  • Mix well
  • When the water has dried
  • Finally, Keep the Vessel on a Tawa and cook for 5 min on medium flame with lid closed
  • Hot and Delicious Bombay Duck Fish biryani is ready.
  • Serve Hot.