Mushroom Biryani | How to make Mushroom Biryani

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By Balachandrika Kandaswamy
Created on 26th Jan 2016
  • Mushroom Biryani, How to make Mushroom Biryani

About Mushroom Biryani

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

Mushroom Biryani is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Mushroom Biryani at your home. Mushroom Biryani by Balachandrika Kandaswamy will help you to prepare the perfect Mushroom Biryani at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 20 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Mushroom Biryani.

  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
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 Fernandes10 months ago
Yummy and delicious. I tried it today. Thanks

Mahek Bhambani10 months ago
I love mushrooms... N biryani is my favorite.. N dis is a treasure of happiness for me

Madhuchanda Sharmaa year ago
sounds so amazing..what variety of mushrooms do you use?

Madhu Sikria year ago