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Hyderabadi biryani

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Total Time:
3 hours 45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For the marinade:
  • 1 cup - fresh yogurt
  • 1 tsp - Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup - onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 threads - Saffron
  • Salt to taste
  • Other Ingredients:
  • 3 cups - mixed par-boiled vegetables ( potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, peas, beans)
  • 1.5 cup - basmati Rice
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - Cloves
  • 1 tsp - green Cardamom
  • 1 - Star anise
  • 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp - whole spice
  • For garnishing:
  • Raisins, almonds, cashews, fried Onions and coriander.

How to Make

  • Mix all the ingredients for the marinade.
  • Add the par-boiled vegetables to the marinade and set aside for at least 2-3 hrs.
  • Meanwhile saute the basmati rice in a little ghee until it turns golden in colour.
  • Cook the rice and set aside.
  • Heat a pan, add ghee and saute the spices and then add the vegetables that are marinated, along with the marinade.
  • Cook until the vegetables are soft.
  • Take a shallow pan, add one layer of cooked rice, then add the vegetables, then rice and keep alternating until the final layer is rice.
  • Now in 1/2 tsp oil, saute the garnish until golden and then sprinkle these along with the fried onions on top of the layer.
  • Add a little saffron dissolved in warm milk and pour it down this layer of rice.
  • Cover it with foil and bake for 5-10 min and serve garnished with coriander.
  • Recipe Courtesy: http://chefinyou.com/