Sunday, November 18, 2012

Vegetable Briyani



Basmati Rice - 2 cups

Mixed Vegetable (cauliflower, potato, 
carrot , beans) - 1 cup 

Green Peas - 150 gms

Ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp

Onion - 3 nos (Finely chopped)

Green Chillies - 2 (Finely chopped)

Mint leaves - handfull (cleaned and chopped) 

Coriander leaves - handfull (cleaned and chopped) 

Red Chilly Powder - 1 tsp

Cloves - 5 nos

Cinnamon - 5 nos

Cardamom - 5 nos

Black Pepper Powder - 1/2 tsp

Tomato - 3 nos (chopped)

Curd - 1/2 cup ( lightly sour )

Oil - 2 tbs

Ghee  - 2 tbs

Dry Fruits (cashew nuts, raisin) - 10 nos (optional)

Bread slices - 5 nos (toasted)

Salt to taste


Wash and soak the basmati rice half an hour before cooking.

Toast the bread slices in ghee.

Fry the dry fruits in ghee. 
Cook the green peas. 

Take 2 tbs oil and 1 tbs ghee in a pressure cooker add cinnamon , cloves, Cardamom and

 black pepper powder and stir for about a minute.

Then add mint leaves, coriander leaves , onions and

saute them for a minute till they get pink in color.

Add ginger garlic paste and red chilli powder and stir.

Add fine chopped tomatoes and fry till they are properly cooked.

Add all the vegetables and the green peas.

Add the curd and stir well Cook it for about 10 seconds. .

After the vegetables blend well with the briyani masala

add 3 cups water and the soaked basmati rice.

Give 2 whistle and put off the gas.

After cool add the remaining ghee, fried bread pieces ,

dry fruits and green coriander, mint leaves.

Serve the hot vegetable biryani with onion  raita


  1. addition of fried bread pieces is very new to me. looks yumm Punitha...i am feeling hungry now.

  2. looks delicious and tempting punitha :)

  3. I do add fried bread pieces or else soyachunks in my briyani, super like dish.

  4. No wonder there's a photo of toast. You add it to the briyani. That's something new to me :)

  5. Delicious and super tempting one, I like the fried bread pieces in it..

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