Quick Vegetable Biryani

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Veg Biryani is a crowd pleasing meal, prepared with a lovely assortment of fresh vegetables. We never say 'No' to our beloved veg biryani and this specific recipe takes only very little of your time as far as preparation and cooking time are concerned.  

Follow the process given below, step-by-step to arrive at a delicious Veg Biryani recipe! The masala mix is slow-cooked with cooked rice and blended well. This Veg Biryani is a unique way to delight your kids and family.

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  • 2 cups - leftover rice or freshly cooked rice (long grained)
  • 2 tbsp - mint chutney
  • 1 tbsp - tomato paste
  • 1 - onion
  • 1 cup - mixed vegetables, cut lengthwise (carrot, beans, cabbage, cauliflower)
  • 1 - potato
  • 1/2 cup - peas
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds
  • a few bay leaves
  • a few big cardamoms
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - garam masala/biryani masala
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • salt to taste
  • mint or coriander leaves for garnishing

How to Make Quick Vegetable Biryani

  • Cook the required amount of rice or use any leftover rice.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds, bay leaves and cardamom.
  • Add finely chopped onions and fry.
  • Add mint chutney, tomato paste, garam masala, turmeric, the cup full of vegetables, potatoes and peas.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and cook on low flame.
  • Add the rice and salt and mix well.
  • Garnish with mint or coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with raita or dal.