Shahi Biryani | How to make Shahi Biryani

By vanamala Hebbar  |  12th Apr 2016  |  
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About Shahi Biryani Recipe

Shahi Biryani is a traditional royal long grain rice dish (Shahi means Royal). Flavourful blend with gravy, spices and loads of vegetables mixed together. Served with Raita.

Shahi Biryani is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Shahi Biryani has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by vanamala Hebbar is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Shahi Biryani recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Shahi Biryani is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Shahi Biryani is perfect to serve 4 people. Shahi Biryani is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Shahi Biryani. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Shahi Biryani by commenting on this page below!

Shahi Biryani

Ingredients to make Shahi Biryani

  • Basmati rice (Long grain rice) - 3 cups
  • Ghee (Desi Ghee/clarified butter) - 2 tbsp
  • tomato Puree - 1/2 cup Yogurt (Thick Curds) - 1/2 cup
  • saffron Milk - 1 tsp
  • Vegetables - ( Broccoli, cauliflower, Green beans, Carrots, Paneer cubes, Potato cubes ) 3/4 cooked and each 1/4 cup (Slightly roast the paneer separately on the tava)
  • onions - 1 Cup, thinly sliced
  • ginger - 1/2 tsp grated
  • garlic - 1 tsp grated
  • cashew pieces - 1 tsp
  • Whole cardamom pods - 4 count
  • bay leaf - 2 count
  • clove - 4 count
  • cinnamon - a small piece 2 count
  • salt to taste
  • oil - 1/2 cup
  • red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Shahi Biryani Powder - 3 tbsp (I used Everest brand)
  • turmeric Powder - 1/4 Tsp

How to make Shahi Biryani

  1. Rinse the rice and add enough (approx for 3 cups 2 cups of water) amount of water along with clove and cinnamon and 1 tsp of oil. Place it in the rice cooker. Let it cook till 3/4th done.
  2. Heat big kadai / Pan add oil then add onions fry till done. Add ghee, cardamom pods, clove, bayleaf, cinnamon and cashews, fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Then add tomato puree and cook for 1 minute. Add ginger, garlic, chilli powder, shahi biryani powder, turmeric powder and stir well.
  4. Add yogurt/curd, saute well until oil gets separated. Then add veggies and paneer mix well, close the lid and reduce the heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Then add 3/4th cooked rice spread the layer, sprinkle salt and saffron milk, cover tightly and cook for 5-8 minutes. Then mix well. Garnish with blanched sliced almonds and mint leaves.
  6. Serve with any raita.

Reviews for Shahi Biryani (2)

Mrigakshi Dasa year ago


Shipra Saxena3 years ago

Amazing recipe! Would love to try it out :D