Friday, June 15, 2012

Easy Vegetable Biryani ( Pressure Cooker Method ) | Veg Biryani

Vegetable Biryani is a flavorful one pot meal of rice and vegetables cooked with aromatic spices in the Indian cuisine .I have made a Soya chunks biryani in a similar way , Check out that recipe by pressing here . Now off to today's recipe .
Veg biryani made using pressure Cooker
Veg Biryani / Vegetable Biryani Pressure Cooker Method


Ingredients :

  • vegetables - 200 gm ( Carrot + Potatoes + Beans ) , Chopped
  • Basmathi rice - 500 gm , soaked in water for 1/2 an hour ( 2 1/2 Cups of rice Approx )
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Onion - 300 gms , sliced
  • Tomato - 1 no ,diced
  • Ginger - 50 gms
  • Garlic - 50 gms
  • Green chiili - 4 nos , slit
  • Mint leaves - A fistful ( I used Mint powder )
  • Coriander leaf - A fistful
  • Cloves - 2 no
  • Cinnamon - 1 stick
  • Ani seed - 1 no
  • Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Bay leaf - 1 no
  • Salt - to taste
  • Yogurt - 1/2  cup , beaten
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch


Method: 

Soak the basmathi rice in water for 30 minutes .Set aside .Grind the ginger, garlic, fennel seeds in to a paste . set aside .

In a pressure cooker , heat oil and add the spices like cloves , cinnamon , aniseed , bay leaf ,  and fry for a minute .Now add the sliced onion , green chilli, mint and coriander leaves and fry till the onion turns slightly brown in color .

 

Now add  the tomato and cook till they turn soft .

 

Add the ground ginger garlic paste from mixer and cook till raw smell goes away .

 

Now add the chopped vegetables .


Add  turmeric powder , red chilli powder , salt  and mix .


Add yogurt and mix

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Add  2 1/2 cups of water and bring the contents to a boil . I add the rice and water in the ratio of 1:1 .


Add the rice .


Cover it with the Lid and cook for only one hisses .Remove from heat , Mix well .


Serve hot with raitha .


27 comments:

  1. Wow...yummy and very tempting biriyani..I too make often,the recipe bit different though..

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  2. Hi ,

    Briyani looks delicious and

    looks perfect...

    Keep it up :)

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  3. yummy briyani...never tried using oven..will try this way..

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  4. Looks scrumptious!!

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  6. love that bowl of biriyani... very delicious..

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  7. wow!so delicious and flavourful..done with so much perfection.clicks are so tempting..

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  8. very tempting.....looking delicious :)
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  9. Flavourful biriyani! I use to add store bought Biriyani masala with the ingredients you mentioned! Am feeling hungry now! :)

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  10. Delicious... and making me Hungry...

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    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  13. Delicious Biriyani..perfect for a sunday lunch

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