Brown rice biryani | How to make Brown rice biryani

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Created on 18th Jan 2016
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  • By Alka Jena
    Created on 18th Jan 2016

About Brown rice biryani

Biryani, is an evergreen classic dish, which really needs no introduction. Biryani is a complete meal in itself. It's one of the most loved delicacies of the country. It is believed that Mughals were the first to introduce Biryani in North India . Biryani flourished in some of the notable Muslim centres throughout the country - including Lucknow, old Delhi and Hyderabad, to name a few - after which it was gradually embraced by all. Do try out this authentic Biryani Recipe made with the goodness of Brown Rice and you will know what I mean.

Brown rice biryani, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Brown rice biryani is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingBrown rice biryani is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Alka Jena. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Brown rice biryani is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Brown rice biryaniby Alka Jena. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Brown rice biryani is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 2. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
Brown rice biryani

Ingredients to make Brown rice biryani

  • Brown rice - 1 cup ( I used Dawat Quick Cooking Brown rice)
  • Onion - 1 medium size
  • Fried onions- 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Ginger garlic Paste- 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli - 2 slit
  • Yogurt-1/2cup
  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  • Saffron-5 to 6 strands
  • Milk-1/4 cup
  • Ghee-1 tsp
  • Kewra water- a few drops
  • Mixed Vegetables -Carrot – 1,Beans - 5-6,Baby Corn- 2 to 3,Cauliflower-2 florets,Peas - fistful
  • Paneer- 100 gms
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves
  • For the seasoning
  • Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Cloves - 2
  • Green Cardamom - 2
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch piece
  • Star Anise-1 no
  • Mace- 1 no
  • Bay Leaf-1 no
  • Shah Jeera- 1 tsp

How to make Brown rice biryani

  1. Wash and soak brown rice for a minimum of 1 hour in hot water.
  2. Cut onion into thin slices. Peel skin and cut carrot into thin strips. Cut beans, baby corn into 1 inch pieces. Cut the cauliflower into small florets.
  3. Cut the paneer into cubes and shallow fry in 1 tsp of oil and keep it aside.
  4. Heat sufficient water in a deep non stick pan, add rice, salt, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, green cardamoms , Bay Leaf, mace, a tsp of oil and cook.When the rice is almost done strain it into a bowl .
  5. Put 1 tsp ghee to the rice and keep aside.
  6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in another non stick pan, add a tsp of cumin and once it starts to splutter, add the sliced onion and slit green chillies and saute till it turns brown.
  7. Add ginger garlic paste , turmeric powder, salt and sauté till the raw smell of the masala goes away.
  8. Add the mixed vegetables , adjust salt and cook for 4 to 5 minutes till the vegetables are half done. Add paneer and yogurt and mix. Add garam masala powder and mix again. Add fried onions to it and cook till slightly dry.
  9. Take saffron and milk in a small bowl and heat in a microwave oven for ½ minute.
  10. Spread the rice over the cooked vegetables. Sprinkle saffron milk, some fried onions,kewra water, garam masala powder, a few fresh torn mint leaves. Cover the pan and seal with silver foil.
  11. Heat a tawa and place the pan over it and cook 10-12 minutes on low heat. Serve hot with some fresh chilled Raita of your choice.

Reviews for Brown rice biryani (3)

Aarti Deorea year ago

Archana Pandey2 years ago
thnx for d brown rice version

Sheeba Bedi2 years ago
Thank you Alka! I have been waiting for a brown rice biryani recipe :D