Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's) | How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's)

By Zeenath Amaanullah  |  18th Aug 2016  |  
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About Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's) Recipe

Its an aromatic and super delicious delicacy enjoyed by many across the world as an even healthier way of savouring a mix of different vegetables.

Vegetable Dum Biryani, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Vegetable Dum Biryani is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Zeenath Amaanullah. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Vegetable Dum Biryani recipe by Zeenath Amaanullah. Vegetable Dum Biryani can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Vegetable Dum Biryani just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Vegetable Dum Biryani can serve 8 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Vegetable Dum Biryani.

Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's)

Ingredients to make Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's)

  • Basmati rice or any preferable long grain rice - 1 kg
  • A mix of various vegetables of your choice. I have used potatoes, green peas, cauliflower, capsicum, french beans and spring onions- 5 cups
  • oil 2 cups
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • curd - 400 gms
  • Juice of 1 medium sized lemon
  • chilli powder - 2 tbsp
  • Green chillies - 4
  • Garam masala - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander and mint leaves, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Salt 2-3 tbsp (for both rice and vegetable mix)
  • onions 3 large, sliced and deep fried
  • cashew nuts for garnishing
  • almonds for garnishing
  • Whole spices - cardamom pods 5
  • cinnamon sticks 5
  • bay leaves 4
  • caraway seeds 1 tsp
  • Black peppercorns 8
  • cloves 5
  • saffron strands soaked in 2 tbsp milk
  • Biryani colour 1/8 tsp mixed in 2 tbsp milk

How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's)

  1. Soak rice for 15 minutes. Cook it along with the whole spices and keep aside after draining it.
  2. Fry the onions and keep aside. Similarly, fry all the vegetables and keep aside. Reserve some chopped coriander and mint plus fried onions for the final garnishing just before dum.
  3. After they cool down, mix all the other ingredients along with the vegetables.
  4. Final step is to layer it according to your preference. The topmost layer should be that of rice. Add saffron and biryani colour on top along with some chopped coriander and mint plus some fried onions.
  5. Cover it properly and put it on a medium flame for the first 10 minutes. Lower the flame for the next 20 minutes. Do not open the lid during this. Let all the flavours infuse properly. Just before serving, garnish with fried cashews and almonds.
  6. Serve it hot with any raita of your choice.

My Tip:

After frying the onions, keep the plate in the freezer for about 10 minutes. Crispy and crunchy onions will be ready in any of your fav dishes like Biryani, Haleem, Murg musallam and many others.

Reviews for Vegetable Dum Biryani (Hyderabad Deccan's) (4)

Yasmeen Ahmed3 months ago

OOOOOHHHHHH LA LA...,,,,:heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

Shoba Bharathraj2 years ago

super biryani :)

Aashwita Lal2 years ago

Veggie biryani is my ultimate favourite :)

Zeenath Amaanullah2 years ago