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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Vegetable Biryani (Come on - Lets Cook Buddies ) Entry 17

Here i am with another entry for my event "Come on- Lets cook buddies" . Thanks to all who were encouraging me and appreciating me  for having this event . I know you all enjoying all the recipes shared by our non- blogger friends :) . Lets Move on to today's entry . Today 's entry is shared by +Aishwarya Srinivasan . Lets see what she has got for us today :) 

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Vegetable Biryani is a very famous recipe in all South Indian Restaurants. It is a Delicious Dish with lots of vegetable. Everyone will make their own style biryani. Lets look into My Style Vegetable Biryani.


For Rice

Basmathi Rice - 2 Cups
Cinnamon Stick - 1
Cloves - 3
Cardamom - 3
Oil - 1tbsp
Water - 3 cups
Salt to taste

For Gravy

Carrot - 2
Beans - 10
Peas - 1/4 cup
Cauliflower - 10 Florets
Potato - 2
Onion - 1 large
Tomato Paste - 1/2 tbsp.
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Green chillies -3
Mint Leaves - 1 bunch
Paneer - 10 cubes
Cashews - 10
Almonds - 10
Salt to taste
Cinnamon Stick - 1
Cloves - 3
Cardamom - 3
Bay Leaf - 2
Fennel Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curd/Yogurt - 1/4 cup
Biryani masala powder - 2 tbsp.
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Dry Kastoori Methi - 1/2 tsp
Cilantro - few
Oil - 2 tbsp.

Method of Preparation

  •  Soak Rice for 45 Minutes. Take a Microwave safe bowl, Add Soaked rice, Cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, oil, salt and water. Keep it high for 25 minutes. ( I used to prepare rice in microwave)
  •  Heat oil in a pan, add cashews, almonds and paneer. Slightly  roast them and keep it aside.
  • Add oil to the pan, add bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and fennel seeds.
  • Then add chopped onions and fry them for few minutes.
  • Add Ginger garlic paste.
  •  Now add the chopped vegetables (medium size) and salt. 
  • Cover it and cook them till they are half done.
  •  Add tomato paste, turmeric powder, kastoori methi and half bunch of mint leaves. Fry them.
  • Now add Paneer, curd, and Biryani masala powder and mix them. Let them cook for few minutes. Veggies should be 80% cooked.
  •  Once it becomes thick, Switch off the flame and add remaining mint leaves, roasted cashews, almonds. Mix well.
  • Gravy is ready. Now Mix them with Cooked rice.
  • Serve Biryani with Onion Raita.


I tried Brown Rice Biryani also using the same method.


  1. superb biryani :) makes me so hungry seeing the platter Manju... nalla saapittu enjoy panningala?

  2. Nice click...looks tasty

  3. nice event manjula. delicious biryani

  4. Delicious looking biriyani,neat presentation...

  5. perfect and neat rice with veggies

  6. Very flavourful and inviting biryani...

  7. Delicious one pot meal..very inviting recipe...


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