Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani | How to make Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

By Rekha Unni  |  11th Apr 2018  |  
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  • Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani, How to make Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani
Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryaniby Rekha Unni
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    6

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About Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani Recipe

Just like Chicken Biryani, the Egg Dum biryani is equally delicious and mouth watering in taste, enjoy the biryani with salan and raita

Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

  • Basmati rice - 3 cups
  • ghee - 1 tbsp
  • salt - 2 tsp
  • lemon juice - 2 tsp
  • water - 6 cups
  • kewra essence - 3-4 drops
  • For the Biryani masala
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 6-7 cloves
  • 5-6 cardamoms
  • 1 tsp shahi jeera
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 strand javitri
  • 1 star anise
  • For masala
  • 8 boiled eggs
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • ghee - 3 tbsp
  • onion - 1.5 cups Chopped
  • Green chili - 2 , Slit into halves
  • ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
  • tomato - 1 cup Chopped
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • curd - 1/2 cup
  • salt to taste
  • For layering
  • saffron - a good pinch ,Soaked in 1/4 cup milk
  • Fried onions - 1/2 cup
  • coriander - 2 tbsp , Chopped
  • mint - 2 tbsp , Chopped
  • Fried almonds - 10-12
  • Fried cashew nuts - 10-12

How to make Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani

  1. Grind all ingredients mentioned under Biryani Masala section coarsely and keep it aside You need only 1 tsp of Biryani masala for this recipe. Keep the remaining masala for future use
  2. Soak rice for 1 hour. Clean and Drain excess water
  3. Poke the boiled eggs with a tooth pick all over and fry them till golden brown from all the sides.Keep Aside
  4. For Masala: Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Saute onions until translucent
  5. Add green chilies and ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes away. Add tomatoes and saute for a minute
  6. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, ground biryani masala powder along with little water and cook till the oil starts to separate from the sides.
  7. Add curd and fried eggs. Mix well. Masala should not be dry. Switch off. Keep aside
  8. Add rice, ghee, salt, lemon juice, water and kewra essence in a pan and cover and cook till rice is 90% done.
  9. Take a large heavy bottom pan.Add half of egg masala. Add half of rice, top with fried onions, mint , corriander leaves, cashews , almonds. Sprinkle half of saffron milk. Now add the remaining egg masala on top, level it.
  10. Add remaining rice on top,Sprinkle remaining fried onions, fried almonds, cashew nuts, leaves and saffron milk
  11. Cover with clean damp cloth or aluminum foil, cover with lid.Cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes
  12. Remove the lid of the pan and give the Biryani a gentle mix. Serve hot with salan and raita

Reviews for Hyderabadi Egg Dum Biryani (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

I like to have it with raita.
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