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Perky Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Perky Vegetable Biryani is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 4 cups- uncooked basmati Rice
  • 1.5 cups - chopped vegetables (potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, peas and beans)
  • 1- chopped Onion (long cut)
  • 1 chopped Tomato (cubes)
  • 1- bunch coriander
  • 5 Cloves -garlic
  • 1.5 inch piece - Ginger
  • 5 -6 -green chillies or per your taste
  • 1 tsp -garam masala
  • 2 stalks - Curry leaves
  • 2- Bay Leaves
  • 1.5 tsp-cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. -oil/butter/ghee
  • 9 cups- water or more if required to cook Rice and vegetables.
  • How to Make Perky Vegetable Biryani:

    1. Grind to paste:
    2. The coriander, ginger, garlic and green chillies.
    3. Heat oil, add cumin seeds and bay leaf.
    4. When the cumin seeds start sizzling, add curry leaves, garam masala and chopped onions. Fry until the onions are golden brown.
    5. Then add the ground paste. Mix well.
    6. Fry until the raw smell goes. Add all vegetables except tomatoes.
    7. Cook for 5-7 mins, so that the vegetables absorb the ground paste.
    8. Then add rice and fry well. Transfer this into the electric rice-cooker dish, add water and salt as required.
    9. Once the biryani is half done, add the chopped tomatoes and mix well.
    10. Serve hot with chilled raitha.


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