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Veg Biryani

irisgoel's picture
A healthy mix of vegetables and rice.
Ingredients
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onions 1 Medium, sliced
  Tomato 1 Medium, chopped
  Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon
  Green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into 1"pieces
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into 1/4 "cubes
  Boiled potatoes 1 , cut into small cubes
  Peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into small pieces (green, red,yellow)
  Green chili 2
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Yogurt 2 Tablespoon
  Cashew nuts 6
  Red cardamom 1
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Mint sprig 1
  Oil/Ghee 3 Tablespoon
  Paneer cubes 100 Gram (for garnish)
Directions

1. Par boil rice and keep aside.
2. Take oil/ghee in a large kadhai or stock pot, add cashew nuts, cinnamon stick and cardamom. When cashew nuts turn golden, remove and keep separately.
3. In the same oil, saute onions, add ginger-garlic paste and then tomatoes. Fry till you get a deep red thick paste. Add all the other vegetables(potatoes, green beans,peppers,carrots or any other veggies you prefer) and lightly saute.
4. Add chopped green chili, garam masala, turmeric pwd, red-chili pwd, coriander pwd and mix well.
5. You can add either yogurt(2tbsp) or water(1/2 cup) to this gravy. Let it come to a boil.
6. Add salt(1/2 tbsp should be good)
7. Remove this gravy leaving very little inside the kadhai. Add a layer of rice. Pour some gravy and then add another layer of rice. Repeat this process. Cover the kadhai, and let it cook on low flame for 5min.
8. Mix the biryani well before serving so that all the gravy is absorbed in rice. Garnish with cashew nuts, mint sprig and sauteed paneer cubes or fried sliced onions.(optional).
Tip: For added taste sprinkle saffron soaked in milk between layers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Veg Biryani

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3 Comments

srikanth's picture
hey dis dish is excellent definitely i'll try it.my kind request is =Plz send me some nice good south Indian vegetable recipes to my email .Hope you wud do dis 4 me.
Bittu's picture
Plz use little lower level of English.. Some people are not aware of many words used in mentioned directions.
Rita.Bardia's picture
lets try n then giv comm