Nov 28, 2008

Vegetable Briyani

Briyani is a all time favorite food at our home . My son is a veg lover and he loves this dish so much. Ingredients Basmati Rice - 1 1/2 cups Onion chopped thinly - 1 Green chillies - 2 slit Briyani leaf - 1 Kalpasi - 1 Tomato - 1 small Chopped vegetables ( peas , carrot , Butter beans , Cauliflower ) - 3 cups Coriander leaves - chopped - 1/2 cup Mint leaves - chopped - 1/2 cup Oil - 2 tblsp Ghee - 1 tsp Salt - to taste Lemon juice - 1 tsp To grind Small onions - 4 Green chillies - 4 Ginger - 1 " inch piece Garlic - 4 Cinnamon - 1 " Cloves - 4 Cardamon - 4


  • Soak Basmati rice with enough water for 30 min.
  • Grind the all things under "To grind " to a nice paste.
  • Heat oil in a 5 lr cooker . Add chopped onions . Saute well.
  • Now add green chillies , tomato and chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Stir well until tomato turns mushy . Add the chopped vegetables and stir well.
  • Drain the water from the rice and add this in the cooker.
  • Gently mix everything together and all the masalas coat the rice well.
  • Add 3 1/2 cups of water and adjust salt too.
  • When the water starts boiling add lemon juice and close the cooker .
  • Immediately put the weight and keep the flame in low for 10 min.
  • Switch off the cooker after 10 min.
  • Open the lid after the pressure releases. Mix gently .
  • Serve with Raita.

And this is off to Srivalli's Rice mela.

Check out what my fellow RM cook today. 1) DK 2) Siri 3) Srivalli 4) Ranji 5)PJ 6)Curry Leaf 7)Medha 8)Priya 9)Bhawna 10)Raaji 11)Ruchii 12)Anu 13)Roopa 14)Divya Kudua 15)Rekha 16)Divya M 17)Lakshmi 18)Raaga 19)Lakshmi Venkatesh 20)Sripriya 21)Viji 22)Pavani 23)Karuna 24)Roochi 25)Kamalika


Roopa said...

oooh I love veg biriyani:) Its a wholesome dish :)

Alka said...

Biryani is all time fav of mine...and this recipe is really lovely,never used grinded paste ,so will try and let u know :-)

Shama Nagarajan said...

looking awesome

Cham said...

I don't grind small onion, i should try next time. My son is Non-veg biryani lover!

DEESHA said...

i love biryani .. with soo many veggies, it looks yumm

Srivalli said...

That looks so yum kamala, I was wondering why you haven't sent even one for the mela!..:)

anudivya said...

Nice new method of making briyani. Looks good.

mindhaven said...

hi there...i made this yesterday for a family reunion dinner at cousins, and every other person who came totally loved it!! I did add some strands of saffron to give the color and some extra taste..thankx so much!