Mint Leaf Biriyani | How to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

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ByMuthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
Created on 2nd Mar 2017
  • Mint Leaf Biriyani, How to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

About Mint Leaf Biriyani

Make a fragrant rice with green mint paste, whole garam masala, crunchy vegetables and coconut milk.

Mint Leaf Biriyani, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Mint Leaf Biriyani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Mint Leaf Biriyani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Mint Leaf Biriyani, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Mint Leaf Biriyani. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan. The recipe of Mint Leaf Biriyaniis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Mint Leaf Biriyani is 25.0. This recipe of Mint Leaf Biriyani is perfect to serve 4. Mint Leaf Biriyani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Mint Leaf Biriyani

Ingredients to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1.5 cups Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Medium Carrot
  • 1/2 cup soya chunks
  • 1/4 cup fresh Green Peas
  • 10 mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp biriyani masala powder or, garamasala powder
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt
  • For green paste:
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 Onion
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 green chillies
  • Spices for the rice:
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star aniseed

How to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

  1. Wash the rice gently 2 to 3 times and soak it with 1 cup of water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, drain the water completely.Peel and cut the carrots. In a bowl add the soya chunks and pour hot water into it. After 20 minutes squeeze the water and wash it in the cold water 2 times.
  2. Take a chutney jar and add the green chilly, garlic, ginger and onions. Grind it and add the tomatoes, mint leaves and coriander leaves. Grind it smoothly.
  3. Heat ghee and oil in a kadai and add the spices one by one. Fry the spices for a second and then add the sliced onions and saute till the onions turn golden brown.
  4. Next add the ground mint paste. Stir and saute the masala paste until the raw smell disappears.
  5. Then add the carrots, fresh green peas, and the squeezed soya chunks. Saute it for 2 minutes and add the biriyani masala powder and broken cashewnuts to it.
  6. Then add 1/2 cup of water,1.5 cups of coconut milk and few chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. Simmer and add the required salt.
  7. Mix it well and add the drained rice to the gravy. Stir once again and add few chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. Close the kadai with a lid tightly. Keep it on the hot and heavy dosa pan. Cook them for 30 minutes on low flame. After 30 minutes switch off the flame.
  8. Keep it covered for 10 more minutes. Open the lid and gently fluff the rice with a spoon. Tasty pudina biriyani is ready. Serve it with appalam and onion raitha.

Reviews for Mint Leaf Biriyani (2)

Preeti Gurung5 months ago
so tasty!

Sukhmani Bedi5 months ago
Love ittt