March 28, 2012

Vegetable Biriyani - Indian Rice Recipe

Ingredients
Olive Oil – 2 tbsp(you can use ghee also)
Fennel seeds – 1 tspn
Cinnamon – 2
Cardamom – 2
Cloves – 4
Star ani seed - 4
bay leaves – 2
Onion(big size) – 1 (chopped)
Ginger garlic paste – 2 tblspn
Green chilly – 10 (as your taste)-crushed
Turperic powder- 1/2 tspn
Carrot-1/2cup (cut into 1"piece)
Beans-1/2 cup (cut into 1"piece)
Potato(medium size)-1 (cubed)
Green peas - 1 cup (either frozen or cooked dried green peas)
Tomato– 1(chopped)
Basmati rice – 1 1/2 cups
water -3 cups ( I used 4 cups for very soft rice)
Coriander leaves (cilantro)-1 cup
Mint leaves - 1 cup
Ghee – 2 tspn
Salt to taste
Preparation
1.Heat oil in a pressure cooker.
2.Add fennel seeds,cinnamon,cardamom,cloves,
star ani seed,bay leaves.
3.Add onions and fry till it becomes golden brown.
4.Add ginger galic paste and fry for a couple of minutes.
5.Add crushed green chilli and turmeric powder.stir for 2 mins.
6.Add carrot,beans,potato,green peas and tomato.Cook untill
the raw smell gone about 5-6 mins.
7.Wash and drain the rice.Add it to the above pressure cooker.
8.stir gently and add the required water.
9.Add salt,mint leaves ,cilantro and ghee.Mix well.
10.Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for one whistle and simmer for 5 mins.
11.Remove from stove.
Serve with Raita

10 comments:

  1. Inviting biryani !! looks so tasty!!

    Ongoing event CC:Vegan Diet - Plant Based Food

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  2. Looks good
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  3. കൊള്ളാം കേട്ടോ... :-)

    മനു..

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  4. Hi Saranya,
    The biriyani sounds aromatic and flavourful. you can link it to my event if you wish so.


    FOODELICIOUS

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  5. wow....yummy biriyani,....awesome..

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  6. Very nice recipe and briyani luks so tempting...

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  7. this looks so tempting n just awesome!u done it perfectly..nice.
    Maha

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  8. Thanks for the great recipe, I love Biriyani!...Looking forward to your future postings. Have a nice weekend!...Heidi

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