Monday, March 30, 2009

VEGETABLE BIRIYANI


Ingredients :

Onion : 1 medium size, chopped
carrots : 1 1/2Cup, chopped
Beans : 1Cup, Chopped
Capsicum : 1/2Cup, chopped
Green Peas : 1/2Cup, boiled with salt
Cauliflower : 1/2 Cup, chopped
Green Chili : 4,Chopped
Ginger : 1 1/2 inch piece, chopped
Garlic : 10 cloves
Cinnamon : 1 inch piece, Crushed
Cardamom : 2pods
Cumin seeds : 1/2tsp
Ghee : 5tsp
Cashew : 25gm
Raisins : 25g
Coconut oil : 2tbsp
Onion : 1/2 sliced

For rice :

Biriyani Rice : 1 1/2 Cup
Cinnamon : 2 inch piece, Crushed
Cardamom : 5pods
Cumin seeds : 1/2tsp
Cloves : 5
Pepper : 4

Ghee : 1tsp
bay leaf : 2
Turmeric powder : 1/4tsp
Pudina leaves : 5
Coriander leaves : 5-8
salt

Method :

1. Boil rice separately with turmeric powder, 1spoon ghee, bay leaf, Cinnamon, cardamom, cumin seeds, Pudina leaves , coriander leaves and salt

2. Heat oil and saute onion till it becomes translucent.

3. Make a paste of green chili, ginger and garlic.

4. Saute it nicely with onion.

5. All spices can be added after 4-5minutes. Saute it nicely.

6. Now add vegetables : carrots, beans, cauliflower and capsicum. Cook for sometime.

7. Mix it with the rice.add pudina and coriander leaves.

8. If possible put in microwave or steamer for 5minutes.

9. In a saucepan put the ghee and add cashew and kismis. shallow fry 1/2 onion in this ghee and garnish the biriyani.





6 comments:

  1. Lovely presentation... Photos are superb... going to try this dish in coming weekend..

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  2. Hi Lena,
    First time to your site..nice work
    As i am new to this blog word...just started.
    Your Veg biryani looks so nice.

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  3. lovely recipe.. my always go to comfort meal...

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