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Saturday, 24 November, 2007

Vegetable Biriyani


  1. 2 cups Biriyani Rice
  2. 2 cups vegetables like peas,carrots, beans, tomato cut into small pieces
  3. 100 gms butter or ghee
  4. 4 green cardamoms
  5. 7 cloves
  6. 4 pieces of cinnamon 1 inch long
  7. 1 onion thinly sliced
  8. 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  9. 1 1/2 tsp sliced ginger
  10. Salt to taste
  11. 1 tsp lemon juice
  12. 4 cups hot water


  • In a heavy bottomed vessel or a non stick vessel heat the butter and let it melt
  • Put in the cardamoms, cloves , cinnamon and cumin seeds and heat for a minute
  • Now put in sliced onions and ginger and let it slightly brown on low fire.
  • Add the washed rice and fry the rice slowly until all the water has evaporated
  • Now add the vegetables and fry for some more time
  • Now add the hot water and lemon juice
  • Cover the mixture and let it cook on lowest fire for 10 minutes or until the water has been absorbed by the rice.
  • Serve it with yogurt salad and pickles.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How many would this serve?