Easy Vegetable Biriyani | How to make Easy Vegetable Biriyani

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  22nd Dec 2016  |  
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About Easy Vegetable Biriyani Recipe

This vegetable biriyani is an easy weekend lunch that's full of nice flavour. Your family will love the flavourful biryani

Easy Vegetable Biriyani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Easy Vegetable Biriyani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Easy Vegetable Biriyani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Easy Vegetable Biriyani is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 40 minutes. This is recipe of Easy Vegetable Biriyani is perfect to serve 3 people. Easy Vegetable Biriyani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Easy Vegetable Biriyani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Easy Vegetable Biriyani by commenting on this page below!

Easy Vegetable Biriyani

Ingredients to make Easy Vegetable Biriyani

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 15 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 medium carrot ( cut into small semi circles )
  • 7 green beans ( cut lengthwise)
  • 1 potato ( cut lengthwise)
  • 7 florets cauliflower ( put it in the warm water)
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1 onion ( thinly sliced)
  • 2 green chillies ( slit lengthwise)
  • 2 tomatoes ( slice into wedges)
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp thick curd
  • 2 tsp biryani masala powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • Spices for rice -
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sticks ( 2 1/2 cm) cinnamon
  • 5 cloves
  • 4 cardamom
  • few kalpasi
  • 1 or 2 star aniseed

How to make Easy Vegetable Biriyani

  1. Take the basmati rice in a bowl and rinse it in cold water for 3 times. Soak the rice with 1 cup of water for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes drain the water completely.
  2. Grind the ginger and garlic with little water.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp ghee in a wide pan. Add the following spices one by one - bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, kalpasi, star aniseed. Saute it till they crackle.
  4. Then add the onions. Saute in low flame till they turn golden brown.
  5. When the onions turn golden brown add the ginger garlic paste and green chillies. Saute it till the raw smell of the ginger garlic disappears.
  6. Next add the vegetables one by one and saute it for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes add the tomato wedges and saute it one more minute.
  7. Add the mint leaves and coriander leaves. Saute it for a minute. Then add the biriyani masala powder and mix them evenly with the vegetables.
  8. Next add the thick curd and mix them well. Now add 1.5 to 2 cups of water and required salt. Mix well and cover it with a lid. Cook till the vegetables are half done.
  9. When the vegetables are half done slowly transfer the gravy to the pressure cooker. Add the rice and close the cooker. On a low flame, cook the rice for 10 to 15 minutes.
  10. After 15 minutes switch off the flame and keep it undisturbed for another 15 minutes. Then open the cooker and add the remaining ghee and lemon juice. Gently mix the rice. Tasty and easy biriyani is ready. Serve it with onion raitha.

Reviews for Easy Vegetable Biriyani (5)

Sheikh Zabina2 years ago

Love it

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

Easy and well explained vegetable Biryani recipe. Thanks alot!

Piyali Moitra2 years ago

Can we replace kalpasi with any other spice?

Manjushree Sooraj2 years ago

Looks delicious

Annam Shri2 years ago

tasty biryani!

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