Veg Hyd Dum Biryani | How to make Veg Hyd Dum Biryani

By Sagarika Sudharshan  |  5th Oct 2015  |  
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About Veg Hyd Dum Biryani Recipe

Veg Hyd Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Veg Hyd Dum Biryani

  • Basmati rice 2 cups
  • Vegetables 500 gms
  • (I used Carrot beans peas sweet corn potato cauliflower)
  • Green chilli 2
  • onion 1 Medium size
  • coriander 1 and 1/2 cups chopped
  • mint 1 and 1/2 Cups chopped
  • curd 1 cup
  • ginger Garlic paste 1 and 1/2 Tbsp
  • turmeric 1/4 tsp
  • cloves 4
  • cardamom 2
  • Bayleaf 2
  • star anise 1
  • cinnamon 1/4 inch piece
  • Shahi jeera or cumin seeds 2 Tbspoon
  • cashew nuts 1/4 cup (Add as per your taste)
  • oil 6 Tbsp
  • Biryani masala powder 4 Tbsp ( Ive used Aachi Biryani)
  • water 6 cups
  • Garam masala 1 Tsp (optional)
  • Fried onions : 3/4 Cup
  • salt To taste
  • Kesar Colour/saffron 1/4 tsp

How to make Veg Hyd Dum Biryani

  1. Wash the basmati rice well, soak in water for 30 mins and keep aside.
  2. Take a big vessel heat oil, add Shahi jeera, 2 Cloves, 1 Cardamom, bayleaf, cinnamon, star anise and saute them.
  3. Add onions, green chillis, ginger garlic paste and salt, saute until onions turn golden brown.
  4. Add all the veggies, saute for a minute, add turmeric, biryani masala powder and mix well until the masala coats the vegetables.
  5. Add 1 cup of coriander and mint each and mix well. you’ll get nice aroma of mint once it’s mixed well.
  6. Cook the vegetables until it’s 70% cooked.
  7. Once the vegetables are 70% cooked add 1/2 a cup of curd and mix well.
  8. Switch off the stove and keep aside (Note: Do not cook too much after adding curd as curd will get curdled)
  9. Take a vessel add 6 glasses of water
  10. When the water starts to boil add 2 Cloves, 1 cardamom, 1 tsp of garam masala and salt.
  11. Add soaked basmati rice in the water.
  12. Cook Basmati rice until its 70% done ( It’ll take 3-4 mins to cook the rice, so be near the stove and constantly check the rice).
  13. Switch off the stove when rice is 70% done (To know when it’s done: Take some rice in hand, when you press it and if it breaks into 2 parts then it’s 70% done).
  14. Strain the rice from water and keep aside.
  15. To prepare dum: Take a big non stick vessel or heavy bottom vessel, add half of the vegetable masala in the vessel add the remaining curd in this vegetables and bring it to boil.
  16. Check salt and add if needed.
  17. After adding curd, spread cashews, 1/2 cup of fried onions on top of this vegetables.
  18. Spread 1/4 cup of mint and coriander on top of the fried onions.
  19. Take half of the cooked rice and spread on top of the vegetables.
  20. Now spread the remaining vegetable masala, add remaining mint and coriander, fried onions and cashews
  21. Add kesar color/Saffron in 1/4 cup water and mix well
  22. Add the saffron/kesar colour mixture with a bit of mint-coriander and fried onion.
  23. Keep the flame at low temperature (either in 1 or 2) and cook for 30 mins.

Reviews for Veg Hyd Dum Biryani (4)

Nikita Admulwara year ago


Neeraj Kumar Singha year ago

Delllicioussss.... Just yummmmyyy

Sushil Paul2 years ago

Thanks for a tasty dish

NehaVikas Rawat2 years ago