Monday, November 1, 2010

Vegetable biriyani

Vegetable Biriyani is mostly our saturday lunch and goes well with raitha.It has all kinds of veges and has  mixed flavors.Its a vegetarian delight and full of nutrients.

Vegetable Biriyani!!!

1.Basmati rice              -     2 cups
2.Potato                        -     1
3.Carrot                        -     1
4.Peas                           -     1 cup
5.Beans                         -     1 cup
6.Onion                         -      1
7.Tomato                       -     2
8.Green chillies            -      4
9.Chilli pwdr                -     1 tbsp
10.Turmeric pwdr         -     1 tsp
11.Whole garam masala

* Chop the veges into small pieces.
*  Soak peas over night.

Mixed Veges

*  Chop the onions,tomatoes and slit the green chillies.
*  Wash and soak basmati rice for 15 mins.
*  In a pressure cooker add 1 tbsp of  ghee and fry the basmati rice until it turns out light yellow and keep it aside.
*  Add some 2 tbsp of oil to the cooker and splutter with whole garam masalas ( cinnamon,cloves,fennel seeds,bay leaf)
* Saute onions and green chillies,until it becomes translucent.
* Dump in the veges and give it a toss.
* Add tomatoes and sprinkle some salt .
* Let the veges get cooked .
* When the veges are half cooked, pour 4 cups of water and bring it a boil.
* Add the fried basmati rice to the mixture and add mint leaves.
* Cover it and cook for 1 whistle.
* Turn the stove to low and keep in dhum for 15 mins.
* Transfer the rice to another container .
*  Garnish with cilantro and serve with raitha.

With Raitha combination
Vegetable Biryani


Alisa said...

I came across your site from the foodieblogroll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this Vegetable biryani widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about vegetable biryani, Thanks!

Unknown said...

Sure i will add the widget Alisa.Thank u once again.

Apani said...

Wow, that looks good. It has been ages since I had that. I love rice. Very tempting pic.
Indian Vegetarian Food Recipes

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