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Mild Vegetable Biryani

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: medium

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups (250 ml each) - basmati Rice
  • 2 tsp - Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 10-12 - small Green chillies
  • 6-8 - Cloves
  • 4 - elaichis (cardamoms)
  • 1 pinch -turmeric powder
  • 1 piece - Cinnamon
  • 1 - big Onion (cut into long thin slices)
  • 1 - Carrot (cut into small cubes)
  • 1 - Potato (cut into medium cubes)
  • 1 Tomato - (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup - beans
  • 1 bunch - Mint leaves (optional)
  • 4 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 3 - 4 tsp - salt

How to Make

  • Pour 4 tbsp of cooking oil into a large pressure cooker and heat it.
  • Add chillies, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
  • Add the onion with a pinch of turmeric powder and fry till light golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes and saute.
  • Now add all the vegetables (carrot, potato and beans) and keep frying for about 2-3 mins.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and add the rice. Mix all the ingredients for about 1 minute.
  • Add 4.5 cups (250 ml each) of water to this mixture and add salt (about 3 to 4 tsps).
  • Add mint leaves (optional).
  • Let this simmer on the stove for about 20 mins with the lid closed (but without the weight).
  • Check the preparation every five minutes or so that the water does not dry up. When the rice is well cooked, the biriyani is ready.