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How To Make Generic Biryani At Home

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Biryani a famous rice dish with cooked vegetables or non-veg foods. Follow these simple steps and understand the basic principles of biryani making.
Ingredients
For biryani
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ghee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Red potatoes/Carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Mushrooms/Broccoli 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Green beans/Cauliflower 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Zucchini/Peas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Red onion 1⁄2 , thinly sliced
  White onion 1⁄4 , thinly sliced
  Green onion 2 , thinly sliced
  Shredded carrot 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Coconut 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs), chopped
  Nuts 14 Cup (224 tbs)
  Cilantro 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs), chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Indian spices 2 Teaspoon
For yogurt salad
  Yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green chilies 2 , chopped finely
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, chopped finely
  Red pepper 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
For beetroot salad
  Beetroot 1 (peeled and chopped)
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Cabbage 1⁄2 , chopped
  Nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice/Yogurt 1 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
Directions

FOR BIRYANI
MAKING
1. In a pot, boil water and cook rice. Keep on simmer.
2. In a pan, melt half of the ghee. Add red onion, green onion, potatoes, mushrooms, green beans, zucchini and white onion. Stir fry for a few minutes.
3. In another pan, melt the remaining ghee and sauté carrot, coconut, nuts and spices. Add salt and stir fry until light brown.
4. Add all vegetables and spice mix to the rice and simmer for a few minutes.
5. Remove the biryani from heat and garnish with cilantro.

SERVING
6. Serve the hot Biryani with salad and enjoy!

FOR YOGURT SALAD
MAKING
1. In a bowl, add cucumber, green chilies, ginger and red pepper. Pour yogurt and sprinkle some salt. Mix well.

SERVING
2. Serve this Yogurt Salad with biryani.

FOR BEETROOT SALAD
MAKING
1. In a dish, add beetroot and water. Cover and cook in the microwave oven at power 10 for 4 minutes.
2. In a bowl, add cabbage, carrot, nuts, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add in the cooked beetroot and mix well.

SERVING
3. Serve the Beetroot Salad with biryani.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Basmati Rice
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
14
Subtitle: 
Vegetarian Spicy Layered Rice
Never tried biriyanis at home? With Bhal Dave's easy and simple biriyani cooking method, you will be allured to try it everyday. In 3 simple steps he prepares delicious biriyani in minutes. Just go ahead and try!

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