Vegetable Dum Biryani | How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

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ByAameena Ahmed
Created on 17th Feb 2016
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  • By Aameena Ahmed
    Created on 17th Feb 2016

About Vegetable Dum Biryani

A Feast for your palate...

Vegetable Dum Biryani, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Aameena Ahmed. Vegetable Dum Biryani is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Vegetable Dum Biryani is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Vegetable Dum Biryani by Aameena Ahmed is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Vegetable Dum Biryani.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Vegetable Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

  • Potatoes – 1cup cubed
  • Carrots – 1 cup small pieces
  • Green beans – 1cup
  • Green peas – 1 cup
  • Cauliflower – 1 cup
  • Oil – 1/2 cup
  • Brown onions – 1 cup
  • (keep handful for garnish)
  • Garlic ginger paste – 2 ½ tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric – 3/4tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Green cardamom – 5
  • Cinnamon – 5smal l pieces
  • Cloves – 5
  • Shahi zeera – 1/4tsp
  • Green coriander – 1/2 cup
  • Mint leaves – slightly less than half cup
  • Lemon juice – 1 big lemon
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh green chilli paste – 1tbsp
  • Green chillies whole – 6-7
  • Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin powder – 3/4 tbsp
  • Rice
  • Basmati rice – 4 cup
  • Green cardamom – 5
  • Shahi jeera – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon – 5 small pieces
  • Cloves – 5
  • Salt – to taste
  • Garnish
  • In a small cup take 1/4th milk and add some saffron
  • strands or orange red color.
  • Use this after layering of biryani on top.
  • Some pudina leaves
  • One or two tbsp of ghee
  • Some fried onion

How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

  1. Wash rice and leave it to soak in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Add one and half tsp spoon oil in wok and stir fry each veggie separately for a min or two and keep aside in a bowl.
  3. Add all the items under Ingredients to the stir fried veggies, mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Now remove the Cauliflower pieces and put the whole mixture in a dish and cook till veggies are three fourths done and then add cauliflower florets and cook till done. Keep aside
  5. In a separate dish boil sufficient water along with salt and whole garam masala mentioned under Rice. After the water starts boiling add rice and drain it after its 3/4th cooked in a sieve.
  6. Now take a lagan grease it with ghee then layer with half rice then add the veggies mixture then add rest of the rice.
  7. Use a spoon and make four holes by digging the spoon till it reaches end of the vessel. Now add everything under Garnish.
  8. Seal the lagan with aluminum foil and close the lid. Put some weight on the lid and cook on high flame for 5 min and on sim for 10 min and turn off the flame. Leave the dish for 15 min and then mix carefully, its ready to serve.
My Tip: • India gate classic basmati rice makes the best biryani. • Use the same oil which you used to fry the onions in the recipe. • Making the holes in the biryani layering is very important as the steam comes up and makes the biryani rice very good!! • If you want you can also use kewra water in garnish. • Oil for stir frying veggies is not mentioned under ingredients.

Reviews for Vegetable Dum Biryani (11)

Kavita Bothra8 months ago
plz recipe with video
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Shoba Bharathraja year ago
delicious....
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Monika Jain
12 days ago
lagan kya hota

Samhita Bhowmicka year ago
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Rammi Sooda year ago
thanks
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anjana lanara year ago
Thanks
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Jashan Jandua year ago
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Jayshri Rajputa year ago
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Anuradha Nagar Pandit2 years ago
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Jasmine Barmi2 years ago
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Rajinder Kaur2 years ago
delicious
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Banu Pradeep2 years ago
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