Egg Biriyani prepared in pressure cooker is a quick and delicious meal ready to serve when you have guests at your place or for any party. I came across this recepie in a youtube channel called Homecooking casted by Foodblogger Hema Subramaniam. Shes got amazing food recepies and I tried this Egg Biriya i which came out to be amazing.

Lets checkout the detailed recepie below 👇


Preparation time : 15 mins

Cooking time : 30 to 40 mins

Serves: 4


For Biriyani:

  • Eggs: 4
  • Long grain rice/ Basmati : 2 cups
  • Onions: 2 large finely sliced
  • Green chillies: 2 slit
  • Tomato : 1 finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves: 1 cup chopped
  • Mint leaves: 1 cup chopped
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Cloves: 4
  • Green cardamom: 4
  • Cinnamon : 1 small stick
  • Star anise: 1
  • Salt: as required
  • Vegetable oil: 4 tbsp
  • Ghee: 2 tbsp

For Curd mixture :

  • Curd : 1/2 cup
  • Kashmiri Chilli powder: 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder: 1 n 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam masala : 1 tbsp

For garnishing:

  • Onion: 1 large finely sliced
  • Almonds / cashews: sliced


  • Soak rice in water for 30 mins.
  • Hard boil eggs, peel and set aside.
  • Heat a pan, add some oil to fry the onions. Add the sliced onions with some salt and fry till dark brown and crisp . Drain and Keep aside.
  • In the same pan add 1 tsp red chilli powder,1/4 tsp turmeric powder and some salt and toss on low flame. Add the boiled eggs and roast for 2 to 3 mins. Keep aside.
  • Heat the pressure cooker, add ghee + oil.
  • Add the whole spices and toss.
  • Add sliced onions, green chillies and salt. Saute till onions turn golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till they turn soft and mushy.
  • Prepare the curd mixture and add it to the cooker. Mix well . Let it cook for 2 mins. Keep sauteeing.
  • Now add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves and mix well.
  • Add the soaked rice (2 cups) with 3 cups of water.
  • Check for salt, add if required.
  • Place the eggs on top. Sprinkle on top with fried onions, some coriander leaves and fried nuts.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for 1 whistle on low flame.
  • Let the pressure settle down and its ready to serve.

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