Mushroom Biryani | How to make Mushroom Biryani

By Balachandrika Kandaswamy  |  26th Jan 2016  |  
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About Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Delicious biryani, a rice variety made of Mushroom and other spices

Mushroom Biryani is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Mushroom Biryani in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Mushroom Biryani by Balachandrika Kandaswamy has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Mushroom Biryani at home without any difficulty. Mushroom Biryani is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Mushroom Biryani would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Mushroom Biryani this weekend. Share your Mushroom Biryani cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Balachandrika Kandaswamy for inputs. In case you have any queries for Mushroom Biryani you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Balachandrika Kandaswamy. You can also rate the Mushroom Biryani and give feedback.

Mushroom Biryani

Ingredients to make Mushroom Biryani

  • Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cups [ 1 cup size = 150 ml ]
  • mushroom ( cleaned and sliced ) - 1 cup (heaped)
  • mint leaves - 1 fist full
  • Big onion - 1/2 (use the remaining half for making raitha)
  • Big tomato - 1/2 or small tomato - 1
  • fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • bay leaves - 1
  • cinnamon sticks - 3 small pieces
  • cardamom - 1
  • cloves - 2
  • ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  • oil - 4 -5 tsp
  • salt - as needed
  • turmeric Powder - 1/4 Tsp
  • Chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Green chili - 2
  • water - 2 1/2 cups
  • coriander leaves - 1 fist full

How to make Mushroom Biryani

  1. Soak the basmati rice for 15 - 20 minutes. Slice the onion and chop the tomato
  2. Heat a vessel with oil and add fennel seeds, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon sticks
  3. Ssaute it for a minute and then add onions, green chili and mint leaves
  4. Fry till the mint leaves are shrunk and then add ginger garlic paste, saute till the raw smell goes off
  5. Add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt and garam masala, saute it for a minute and add mushrooms
  6. Add tomatoes once the mushrooms become soft. saute and then cook covered for 5 minutes
  7. Wash the soaked basmati rice and add it to the mixture
  8. Mix it with the masala and then transfer it to the pressure cooker. Add 2 1/2 cups of water and coriander leaves
  9. Switch off the flame after one whistle. Once the pressure is released, mix the rice gently with a fork.
  10. Serve hot with onion raita.

Reviews for Mushroom Biryani (4)

Ivorinii Fernandesa year ago

Yummy and delicious. I tried it today. Thanks

Mahek Bhambania year ago

I love mushrooms... N biryani is my favorite.. N dis is a treasure of happiness for me

Madhuchanda Sharma2 years ago

sounds so amazing..what variety of mushrooms do you use?

Madhu Sikri2 years ago