Quick Biriyani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - basmati rice
  • 1 cup - chopped vegetables (potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, capsicum, broccoli, beans and pealed green peas)
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 handful - mint leaves, chopped finely
  • 1 - green chilli, slit vertically
  • 1 tbsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 - bay leaves
  • 1 inch piece - cinnamon stick
  • 2 - cloves
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Quick Biriyani

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves.
  • Saute for a while and add the chopped onions and the slit green chilli.
  • Fry until onions are golden brown.
  • Wash rice and soak for about 15 mins.
  • Add the soaked rice to the fried onions in the cooker and fry for 2 mins till the dampness goes.
  • Then add the vegetables, salt, chilli powder, garam masala powder and the chopped mint leaves with 4 cups of water and mix well.
  • Cook till done, mix well, serve.