Vegetable Biryani

We have different type of recipes and method  for biryani but this method is my mother’s style with healthy spices and herbs Fantastic aroma , it increases your appetite.


Basmathi rice-2 cups Soaked for 10 minutes or heat pan with one table spoon of ghee,add rice and heat not more than 3 minutes (Rice should get heated not fried)

Mixd Vegetables-1/4 kilo cut in to square pieces

square cut vegetables
square cut vegetables

coconut milk ,and water-31/2 cups

Oil+Ghee 1/2 cup

Salt -1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon

Chilli powder 1/4 tsp

Ghee fried bread cubes

fried bread cubes
fried bread cubes

Ghee fried Cashews

To grind:

Ingredients to grind
Ingredients to grind

Ginger- piece skin peeled -2 inch thickness

Garlic 5 pods skin peeled

Hand full of coriender leaves

Hand full of Mint leaves

Green chillies 5 to 7 nos

cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp

Black pepper 5nos

Cinnamon 1 inch stick

Cloves-5 or 6

Grind all together coarsely

To Seasoning:

Spices for seasoning
Spices for seasoning

Cinnamon 1 inch stick

Bay leaves 2

 Cloves 5-6
 Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
 Green cardamoms 3-4

Kalpasippoo -Little (dagad phool/patthar ka phool) optional

Jathipathiri  1 no(optional)

Annasipoo-1 optional
 Onions,sliced 2 medium
Tomato-2 nos sliced

 Method to prepare”

Heat heavy bottom pan Heat oil, add cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves, cumin seeds, green cardamoms and sauté for half a minute(all ingredients under To  seasoning ). Add sliced onions and sauté. Add slit green chillies and vegetables and saute well . Add turmeric powder , chilli powder tomatoes and salt and mix the ground paste saute for a while until the raw smell changes.

Add coconut milk and water allow it to boil.

Add Basmathi rice  close cook for 1 whistle in medium flame keep in low flame for 1 minute and switch off.

Let it cool down add one teaspoon of lemon juice mix slowly and carefully add fried bread and cashews (.or otherwise you can add a small piece of  lemon along with rice while cooking)vegetablebriyani

Serve withOnion,

raitha cucumber and boiled eggs.

Let me know your result 🙂

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