Mint Leaf Biriyani | How to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  2nd Mar 2017  |  
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About Mint Leaf Biriyani Recipe

Make a fragrant rice with green mint paste, whole garam masala, crunchy vegetables and coconut milk.

Mint Leaf Biriyani is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan teaches how to make Mint Leaf Biriyani step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Mint Leaf Biriyani in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Mint Leaf Biriyani at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Mint Leaf Biriyani takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Mint Leaf Biriyani is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Mint Leaf Biriyani is a good option for you. The flavour of Mint Leaf Biriyani is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Mint Leaf Biriyani and impress your family and friends.

Mint Leaf Biriyani

Ingredients to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 1.5 cups coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 onion
  • 1 Medium carrot
  • 1/2 cup soya chunks
  • 1/4 cup fresh Green peas
  • 10 mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 2 tsp biriyani masala powder or, garamasala powder
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt
  • For green paste:
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 onion
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 green chillies
  • Spices for the rice:
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star aniseed

How to make Mint Leaf Biriyani

  1. Wash the rice gently 2 to 3 times and soak it with 1 cup of water for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, drain the water completely.Peel and cut the carrots. In a bowl add the soya chunks and pour hot water into it. After 20 minutes squeeze the water and wash it in the cold water 2 times.
  2. Take a chutney jar and add the green chilly, garlic, ginger and onions. Grind it and add the tomatoes, mint leaves and coriander leaves. Grind it smoothly.
  3. Heat ghee and oil in a kadai and add the spices one by one. Fry the spices for a second and then add the sliced onions and saute till the onions turn golden brown.
  4. Next add the ground mint paste. Stir and saute the masala paste until the raw smell disappears.
  5. Then add the carrots, fresh green peas, and the squeezed soya chunks. Saute it for 2 minutes and add the biriyani masala powder and broken cashewnuts to it.
  6. Then add 1/2 cup of water,1.5 cups of coconut milk and few chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. Simmer and add the required salt.
  7. Mix it well and add the drained rice to the gravy. Stir once again and add few chopped mint leaves and coriander leaves. Close the kadai with a lid tightly. Keep it on the hot and heavy dosa pan. Cook them for 30 minutes on low flame. After 30 minutes switch off the flame.
  8. Keep it covered for 10 more minutes. Open the lid and gently fluff the rice with a spoon. Tasty pudina biriyani is ready. Serve it with appalam and onion raitha.

Reviews for Mint Leaf Biriyani (2)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

so tasty!

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

Love ittt

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