12 July, 2011

Vegetable Biriyani


  1. Basmathi rice /Seraga samba -2 cups
  2. Mixed Vegetables(Carrot,beans,peas)-1 cup (Sliced in to medium pieces)
  3. Onion-1 (Sliced)
  4. Tomato-2 (Chopped)
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste-1 table spoon
  6. Green chilly-2 (sliced)
  7. Mint leaves-1/4 cup(Chopped)
  8. Cilantro-1/4 cup
  9. Bay leaves-2 
  10. Cloves-3
  11. Cinnamon- Two 1" size
  12. Star anise-2
  13. Black cardamam-1
  14. Ghee/Oil-3 table spoon
  15. Water-3 cups 
To Grind:
  1. Onion-1/2 cup (chopped)
  2. Tomato-1 
  3. Mint and cilantro-1/4 th cup each
  4. Green chilly-2
  5. Fennel seeds-1 teaspoon
  6. Jeera-1 teaspoon
  7. Green Cardamom-1
  1. Soak the rice for 30 mns.Drain all the water and roast in teaspoon of ghee.(Roasting is optional)
  2. Grind all things under "To Grind" list,with adding little water.
  3. Now heat Ghee &Oil in Cooker/Non-stick pan.
  4. Add Whole garam masala one by one,roast till get aroma.
  5. Put ginger garlic paste and fry well.
  6. Then add green chilly and onion,fry till onion comes semi roast.
  7. Add chopped tomato and fry till get mushy.
  8. Then add the grounded mixture and fry till,it loses oil in edges.
  9. Now add Turmeric powder and salt,mix well.
  10. Put Cilantro and Mint fry for a while,
  11. Add the vegetable ,give it a mix close the lid for 5 mns.Allow the vegetable to half cook.
  12. Once the vegetable half cooked,add water and bring to boil then add the roasted rice.
  13. On top add garam masala powder and give a mix and close the lid.Check salt here.
  14. If u cooking in Pressure cooker take 3 whistle.In Pan means,keep the stove in medium heat &close the lid for 15 mins.
  15. If all water drains,switch of the stove and close the lid.Keep on the same stove top for 10 mins.
  16. Then open and give it a mix with Fork.
  17. Serve hot with raitha.


  1. wow give me that plate i'll finish it!!! it looks great!!

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  2. Love this flavor packed rice with papad and raitha...

  3. what a flavourful and delicious biriyani, just love it..

  4. wow tasty briyani and nice presentation.searched so many websites for briyani,but didnt get wat i need.today i got it.will try this sunday.:-)

  5. I love Biryani!Looks irresistible

  6. Never say no to this flavorful one pot meal....looks great...

  7. Yum Yum.. I could just smell the flavors here...

  8. tried this briyani prabha.its tastes more than my mom's briyani.:-)hubby likes it a lot.thank u.

  9. Thank u so much vani..am happy abt ur comment!! Keep on trying more recipes frm my space & give me feed backs..:-) thanks again dear!!


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