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Vegetable Biriyani Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups-basmati Rice
  • 1/2 lb - mixed vegetables (frozen)
  • 1-big Onion (sliced lengthwise)
  • 2- Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2- Red Chilli powder
  • salt
  • 3 tbsps-coconut grated (optional)
  • 4 tbsps- oil
  • For grinding:
  • 2 flakes-garlic
  • 1 inch- Ginger
  • 5 pieces-cinnamon
  • 4-cloves
  • 2-cardamom
  • How to Make Vegetable Biriyani:

    1. Wash rice and soak in 3.5 cups of water for 15 mins in the electric rice cooker.
    2. Wash the frozen pack of vegetables in warm water and add it to the uncooked rice.
    3. Heat oil in pan, simmer and add the ground paste first.
    4. Stir fry for 5 seconds, add the sliced onions and the required amount of salt.
    5. Once the onions start changing colour to a golden brown, add tomatoes, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
    6. Grind coconut into a fine paste with just enough water and add this also to the rice.
    7. Mix everything with a ladle and just taste the masala water on top of the uncooked rice. It should taste extra hot and salty. Cook everything till done.
    8. Garnish with coriander leaves.


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