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Coconut Milk Veg Biriyani Recipe

Coconut Milk Veg Biriyani is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - basmati Rice
  • 1 cup - Coconut Milk (thick)
  • 1 cup - mixed vegetables (carrot, potato, beans, green peas)
  • 2 - medium-sized Onions (cut lengthwise)
  • 2-3 - Green chillies
  • 2 tbsp each - Mint and Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp each - Red Chilli powder, Garam Masala powder
  • a pinch of Turmeric powder (for color)
  • 1 cup - water
  • 2 each - elaichies, cloves, Bay Leaves
  • 1 - Cinnamon (small piece)
  • 2 tbsp - oil and Ghee
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Coconut Milk Veg Biriyani:

    1. Soak basmati rice for 10 - 15 minutes, fry it with 1/4 tsp of ghee in a kadai and keep aside.
    2. In a heavy bottomed vessel or cooker, add 1 tbsp of ghee. Add the elaichies, cloves, bay leaves and cinnamon followed by green chillies and onions.
    3. Fry for 2 minutes, then add the cut vegetables, followed by mint and coriander leaves and the powders (red chilli, garam masala, turmeric).
    4. Add one tbsp of oil and mix well.
    5. Add a little salt to the vegetables and fry for another 2 minutes.
    6. Add water, coconut milk, salt and stir well.
    7. Add the basmati rice and when it starts boiling, simmer and cook covered for 10-12 minutes.
    8. Serve hot with any raita.
    9. Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen


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