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Minty Veg Biriyai

Ketul Shah
15 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Minty Veg Biriyai RECIPE

Minty Veg Biriyai - Slightly altered version with BOSKETS twist of Fresh Mint

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Hyderabadi
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Basmati (SELAM) Rice: 200 Grams ( 1 Cup )
  2. Cut veggies: 2 Cups ( potatoes, cauliflower, carrot, beans, green peas, onion)
  3. Ginger - Gralic paste: 1 Tbspn
  4. Ghee: 2 Tbspn
  5. Biriyani Masala: 2 Tbspn
  6. Salt to Taste
  7. Red Chilly Powder: 1 Tbspn
  8. Turmeric Powder: 1 tspn
  9. Bay Leaf: 2 Nos.
  10. Cloves: 10-12 Nos.
  11. cardamom: 5 -6 nos.
  12. Black whole peppers: 4-5 Nos.
  13. Cinnamon stick: 1 Inch (2 Nos.)
  14. Sliced Fried Onion (Birasto): 1/2 Cup.
  15. Mint Leaves: 1 Cup.
  16. Chopped Coriander leaves: 1/2 cup.
  17. Thick Curd: 1 Cup
  18. Water as required.


  1. Boil water, when boiling add 4-5 cloves, 1 Bay leaf, 1 cinnamon stick and spoon full of Oil. Once water is fully boiling, Add rice. Add a pinch of salt to it.
  2. Cook it for 5 - 10 Minutes. Don't cook the rice fully. Rinse the access water. Keep the cooked rice aside. In a Pan, heat oil. Add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, black pepper and cardamom. Saute them for a while.
  3. Add Finely chopped onion and cook it till translucent. Add all the veggies to it. Mix it well.
  4. Season it with all spices and again mix gently. Add a cup of curd and half cup of water to it. Mix it well. Add roughly chopped mint and coriander leaves. Cook the veggies with closed lead for 10 -15 minutes. Add water / Curd if requ
  5. Take the pan off the flame. Keep it aside for a while with closed lead. Biriyani Gravy is ready. In a pot or deep thick bottom vessel, spread a first layer of biriyani gravy, then a thick layer of cooked rice.
  6. Spread fried onion (Birasto), roughly chopped coriander and mint leaves on this layer. Sprinkle a bit of biriyani masala and one full spoon of pure ghee. Again make a layer with gravy and repeat it until you use all the cooked rice & gravy
  7. Close the lead and cover the edges with dough / aluminum foil. Cook the same on a low flame for 10 - 12 minutes. Hot MINTY VEG Biriyani is ready to serve.
  8. It can go best with "Mirchi Ka Salan", "Masala Curd" or any of the curd gravy/ curry. ENJOY !!!

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Dec-10-2017

I really want to try this.

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