Weekend calls for some special cooking and today it’s ONE POT VEG BIRIYANI … Easy peesy recepie and delicious when accompanied with salad, Papad and pickle.

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Checkout the detailed recepie below πŸ‘‡
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Preparation time: 30 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 6
INGREDIENTS:

  • Basmati rice: 4 cups
  • Onions: 1 large finely chopped
  • Carrot: 1 cubed
  • Potato: 2 peeled n cubed
  • Green peas: 1 cup
  • Corn kernels: 1/2 cup
  • Purple cabbage: 1 cup chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  • Yoghurt: 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon stick: 1 small
  • Cloves: 4
  • Green cardamom: 3
  • Shah Jeera : 1 tsp
  • Black peppercorn: 10 nos
  • Turmeric powder: 3/4 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: 2 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder/ Biriyani masala : 1 tbsp
  • Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: as required
  • Lime juice: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves: 1 tbsp
  • Ghee: 4 tbsp

For Garnishing:

  • Ghee: 2 tbsp
  • Onions: 1 thinly sliced
  • Cashews: 1/2 cup
  • Mint leaves: 2 tbsp chopped
  • Coriander leaves: 2 tbsp chopped
  • Pineapple essence: 2 tsp
  • Saffron milk: 2 tbsp

PREPARATION:

  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a saucepan, fry the thinly sliced onions till they turn dark brown, drain and keep aside.
  • To the same saucepan, add cashews and toss till they turn golden brown. Remove and keep aside.
  • Soak rice for 30 mins.
  • Heat 4 tbsp ghee in a Biriyani wok / pot, add whole spices and toss for a minute.
  • Add onions and saute till it becomes soft. To this add Ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Add all the veggies, and mix well . Saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Next add all the dry spice powders and mix well. Add yoghurt, mint leaves, coriander leaves and enough salt and mix well with the masala.
  • Add the soaked rice, and 8 cups of water( 1 cup rice: 2 cup water) .
  • Add more salt if required. Cover and cook for 15 to 20 mins on medium to low flame.
  • When the rice is done , layer it with fried onions, cashews, chopped mint leaves, coriander leaves, pineapple essence, saffron milk and lime juice.
  • Mix well before serving.

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