Veg Biryani | How to make Veg Biryani

By Vandana Jangid  |  9th Sep 2016  |  
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About Veg Biryani Recipe

A veg biryani recipe that is the most easiest, flavorful and stunning one pot recipe.

Veg Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Veg Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Vandana Jangid is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Veg Biryani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Veg Biryani is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 45 minutes. This is recipe of Veg Biryani is perfect to serve 5 people. Veg Biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Veg Biryani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Veg Biryani by commenting on this page below!

Veg Biryani

Ingredients to make Veg Biryani

  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped potato
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup chopped beans
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped green chilli
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
  • Few kesar/saffron strands
  • 3/4 cup curd
  • 1/2 cup ghee or butter
  • 1 tbsp cashews
  • 1 tbsp chopped almond
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • Soya vadi 1/2 cup
  • salt according to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp biryani masala
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 5-6 black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp shah jeera
  • 2 bay leaves (tej patta)
  • Chopped mint leaves, few
  • Chopped green coriander, handful

How to make Veg Biryani

  1. For the pre-cooked preparation:-
  2. Soak the soya vadi in water so that it can absorb the excess oil or ghee.
  3. Then boil the rice till it is cooked 3/4th. Also mix the saffron strands in lukewarm milk.
  4. To prepare the gravy, heat ghee in a pan on a low flame. Now add half of the onion, then stir and saute till they become golden brown in colour and caramelized.
  5. Next, take the caramelized onion on a absorbing paper.
  6. Then add shah jeera into the heated ghee, when it starts crackling add in the bay leaf. Next add in the cardamom, clove and black pepper.
  7. Add in all the veggies and saute it for 1 minute. Mix in all the masalas with these veggies. Now add required water to cook the veggies, cover the lid and let it cook.
  8. At last add the curd, mix it continuously and add in the dry fruits.
  9. For the layering, take a deep vessel or pressure cooker for the dum.
  10. First layer half of the veggies in the pressure cooker, next make a layer of half of the cooked rice. Then sprinkle some chopped coriander, mint and saffron milk.
  11. Again repeat this layering process. Now seal the top of the pot with a clean kitchen towel and cover it with a lid.
  12. On a low flame heat a griddle, once heated keep the sealed biryani pot or pressure cooker on top of the tawa. Cook this for 10 minutes.
  13. At last sprinkle the caramelized onions on top.
  14. The biryani is now ready to be served with curd, papad or pickle.

Reviews for Veg Biryani (1)

Sheeba Bedi2 years ago

Beg biryanis are so good!
Vandana Jangid
7 months ago
Thanks Sheeba

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