Veg Dum Biryani | How to make Veg Dum Biryani

By Reetu Gupta  |  21st Aug 2016  |  
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About Veg Dum Biryani Recipe

i am very fond of eating dum biryani, so I got to learn this recipie in my cooking class and it turned out very well.

Veg Dum Biryani, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Veg Dum Biryani by Rita Gupta will definitely help you in its preparation. The Veg Dum Biryani can be prepared within 60 minutes. The time taken for cooking Veg Dum Biryani is 45 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Veg Dum Biryani step by step. The detailed explanation makes Veg Dum Biryani so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Veg Dum Biryani can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Veg Dum Biryani from BetterButter.

Veg Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Veg Dum Biryani

  • 2 cup basmati rice
  • 2 large onion sliced (Deep fry them till golden brown and keep them aside for layering - Beresta)
  • 1 tsp shahi jeera..
  • 1 stick dalchini..
  • javitry..
  • jaiphal.
  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • Vegetables - Peas, Potatoes, cauliflower, French beans and carrot (Chopped in small pieces and blanched till al dente)
  • Salt and Black pepper powder as per taste
  • 1/2 cup dahi
  • few drops of rose water and kewra water..
  • Amul butter

How to make Veg Dum Biryani

  1. Soak 2 cups of Basmati rice in water for 2 hours then drain.
  2. Take 8 cups water in a pan for rice, put 2 tsp salt, shahi jeera, 4 laung, 1 dalchini, 1 javitri, 1 tejpatta and when the water starts boiling put rice and cook till it is half done. (Ek kanki ka rakhna as dum mein poora pakaya jata hai).
  3. Drain the half cooked rice, spread the rice on a slab and sprinkle some ghee over it. Preserve one cup of the water in which the rice was boiled in.
  4. Boil some water, add diced potatoes, gobhi pieces, diced carrot, french beans and shelled peas. Blanch them (Half cook because half will be cooked with curd).
  5. After blanching, wash the vegetables in cold water and remove all the water.
  6. Add oil in a wok, add shahi jeera, dalchini, javitri, grate some jaiphal and add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  7. Add in all the vegetables followed by salt and kali mirch powder. Mix well.
  8. Add half cup curd (with no lumps). Mix it fast else it will curdle. Cover and cook. Fry properly so no curd is left in the kadhai.
  9. For layering: Take a heavy bottom pan put 1 layer of fried onions then the layer of rice, vegetable layer followed by chopped mint leaves.
  10. Again add in the onions layer, then the rice, the vegetables, mint leaves and rice.
  11. Take kewara water half a tsp, mix in a few strands of kesar. Drop this water over the rice followed by a few drops of orange colour also.
  12. Pour masala water preserved earlier from the sides.
  13. For the Dum: Seal the pan by taking atta dough and sealing all over. Place it on a tawa and cook on a low flame.
  14. Let it be for 45 minutes. Serve hot.

Reviews for Veg Dum Biryani (2)

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Looks really yummy

Shweta Sood2 years ago


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