Vegetable Dum Biryani | How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

By Aameena Ahmed  |  17th Feb 2016  |  
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About Vegetable Dum Biryani Recipe

A Feast for your palate...

Vegetable Dum Biryani, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Vegetable Dum Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Vegetable Dum Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Aameena Ahmed is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Vegetable Dum Biryani, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Vegetable Dum Biryani. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Aameena Ahmed. The recipe of Vegetable Dum Biryaniis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Vegetable Dum Biryani is 45 minute. This recipe of Vegetable Dum Biryani is perfect to serve 4. Vegetable Dum Biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

Vegetable Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

  • potatoes – 1cup cubed
  • carrots – 1 cup small pieces
  • Green beans – 1cup
  • Green peas – 1 cup
  • cauliflower – 1 cup
  • oil – 1/2 cup
  • Brown onions – 1 cup
  • (keep handful for garnish)
  • garlic ginger paste – 2 ½ tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
  • turmeric – 3/4tsp
  • salt – to taste
  • Green cardamom – 5
  • cinnamon – 5smal l pieces
  • cloves – 5
  • Shahi zeera – 1/4tsp
  • Green coriander – 1/2 cup
  • mint leaves – slightly less than half cup
  • lemon juice – 1 big lemon
  • curd – 1/2 cup
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh green chilli paste – 1tbsp
  • green chillies whole – 6-7
  • coriander powder – 1 tbsp
  • cumin powder – 3/4 tbsp
  • rice
  • Basmati rice – 4 cup
  • Green cardamom – 5
  • Shahi jeera – 1 tsp
  • cinnamon – 5 small pieces
  • cloves – 5
  • salt – to taste
  • Garnish
  • In a small cup take 1/4th milk and add some saffron
  • strands or orange red color.
  • Use this after layering of biryani on top.
  • Some pudina leaves
  • One or two tbsp of ghee
  • Some fried onion

How to make Vegetable Dum Biryani

  1. Wash rice and leave it to soak in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Add one and half tsp spoon oil in wok and stir fry each veggie separately for a min or two and keep aside in a bowl.
  3. Add all the items under Ingredients to the stir fried veggies, mix well and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Now remove the Cauliflower pieces and put the whole mixture in a dish and cook till veggies are three fourths done and then add cauliflower florets and cook till done. Keep aside
  5. In a separate dish boil sufficient water along with salt and whole garam masala mentioned under Rice. After the water starts boiling add rice and drain it after its 3/4th cooked in a sieve.
  6. Now take a lagan grease it with ghee then layer with half rice then add the veggies mixture then add rest of the rice.
  7. Use a spoon and make four holes by digging the spoon till it reaches end of the vessel. Now add everything under Garnish.
  8. Seal the lagan with aluminum foil and close the lid. Put some weight on the lid and cook on high flame for 5 min and on sim for 10 min and turn off the flame. Leave the dish for 15 min and then mix carefully, its ready to serve.

My Tip:

• India gate classic basmati rice makes the best biryani. • Use the same oil which you used to fry the onions in the recipe. • Making the holes in the biryani layering is very important as the steam comes up and makes the biryani rice very good!! • If you want you can also use kewra water in garnish. • Oil for stir frying veggies is not mentioned under ingredients.

Reviews for Vegetable Dum Biryani (2)

Madhuri Sharma2 years ago

ghatak kya hota hai

Ruchi Chauhan2 years ago


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