Nov 14, 2015

Easy Baby Potato Biryani Recipe

This is my version of the famous baby potato biryani recipe. I make this biryani in many ways, one version is i add the potatoes into the biryani while i cook this. But this is my favourite way of cooking it, i love the crispy potatoes with the coconut milk rice..Delicious..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 35 to 45 mins
Serves: 3 to 4


Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Curd / Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 1 tblspn
Oil - 1 tblspn
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cardamom / Yelakai - 3
Cloves / Krambu - 3
Bay Leaf -  1
Black Stone Flower / Kal Paasi -1 piece
Star Anise - 1
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Tomato - 2 chopped finely
Green Chilli - 1 slit
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste

For Marination:
Baby Potatoes - 15 cooked and peeled
Yogurt / Curd - 1/2 cup
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


Take cooked baby potatoes in a bowl, you can peel them if you need. Now add in all the marination ingredients and mix really well. Set aside till you make the biryani. 

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add in all the whole spices and let them sizzle.

Now add in onions, green chillies and saute this till golden.

Now add in ginger garlic paste and cook for a min or so.

Now add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.

Now add in all the spice powders and salt and mix well.

Add in yogurt and mix well, cook till it is well combined.

Now add in coconut milk and water and bring it to a boil.

Add in drained rice and mix well. Cover and simmer for 15 mins or so. Now let the pressure go by itself. Open the cooker and fluff the rice.

Now heat a tblspn of oil in a pan, add in the baby potatoes and saute them till golden.

Now add this to the rice and mix well.

Serve with raita.

Take all the ingredients

take some boiled baby potatoes, i didn't bother to peel it completely

add in yogurt

add in salt and spice powders

mix well ..Set this aside..

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker..add in whole spices

let it sizzle for a min

add in onions and chillies

saute till golden

add in ginger garlic paste and saute well

add in tomatoes

cook till mushy

add in spice powders

salt and mix well

add in yogurt

cook till it is well combined

add in coconut milk

and some water

mix well and bring this to a boil

once it boils add in rice and mix well..Now pressure cook this done

Now it is done..fluff the rice

now in a small pan, heat a tblspn of oil, add potatoes in

fry till golden

add it to the rice



  1. Lovely recipe..I have 1kgbaby potaroes ..mmust try this

  2. Can we pressure cook potatoes with rice instead of frying and adding it separately

  3. Tried today and came out well.. It was tasty..

  4. How many whistle for baby potato cooking if used pressure cooker


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