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Veg Dum Biryani

sapana behl
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Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Veg Dum Biryani RECIPE

A flavorful and delicious rice preparation to impress your guests.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Main Dish
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. For biryani masala- 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  2. 3-4 each maces star anise & cinnamon sticks
  3. 1 tsp each cardamom cloves & peppercorn
  4. For rice-2 cup basmati rice
  5. 2 bay leaves & 2 tsp oil
  6. 1 tbsp each lemon juice & salt
  7. For veggies-1 each green & red bell pepper sliced
  8. 1 cup cauliflower & 1/4 cup broccoli
  9. 1/2 cup each peas & carrots chopped
  10. 1 each tomato chopped &onion sliced
  11. 4 green chillies chopped
  12. 2 tsp each biryani masala ginger paste & garlic paste
  13. 1 tsp each turmeric powder & red chilli powder
  14. To Fry: 1/2 cup each paneer & potatoes cubed
  15. 1 onion thinly sliced
  16. 1/4 cup cahshew nuts & 2 tbsp raisins
  17. other ingredient-1/4 cup coriander chopped
  18. 2 tbsp mint leaves chopped and ghee
  19. few saffron strands soaked in warm milk
  20. 1/4 cup milk cream
  21. 2 tsp biryani masala
  22. oil as needed


  1. Wash, soak rice in 2 cups of water.In a pan add the soaked with water.Add another cup water ,oil,lemon juice,salt and bay leaves.Let it cook ,covered for 10 mins or until rice are partially cooked.
  2. In a pan heat oil,add onions,garlic paste and ginger paste.Saute fro 5-7 mins. Add all the veggies,mix well.Sprinkle salt,biryani masala ,red chilli and turmeric powder.Cook covered until cooked.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and fry all the ingredients listed to fry ,one by one.Drain on paper towel.
  4. In a mixing bowl add the fried items ,chopped coriander and mint leaves.Pour in the saffron milk ,milk cream, melted ghee and birynai masala. Mix everything well until combined.(Mixture)
  5. In a big heavy bottom pan ,add a layer of cooked veggies along with some water from it.Top it up with a layer of partially cooked rice.Sprinkle some of the mixture.Repeat layers of veggies , rice and mixture until everything is used.
  6. Cover with aluminium foil and then with lid.Cook on simmer(dum) for about 20-25 mins. Once cooked remove from heat and serve hot with chutney or raita.

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Sareeka Didwania
Sareeka Didwania   Nov-02-2018

Awesome job thank you for your service

Sunita.B Rao
Sunita.B Rao   May-14-2018

Yummy yummy

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