This is a kind of one pot meal..I make this biryani often, since it is so easy to make, but it taste so flavourful. I have quite a few biryani collection in this blog now..Biryani has become one of my main dish which i cook more often now.
Check out all the biryani recipe in this blog.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 40 to 45 mins
Serves : 4 to 5
Basmati Rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Tomatoes - 1 large chopped
Carrot - 1 medium size cubed
Potato - 1 medium size peeled and cubed
Beans - 10 chopped
Peas - ½ cup ( I used frozen)
Oil - 3 tblspn
Bay Leaf - 1
Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small stick
Cloves / Krambu - 4
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Milk or Cream - 1 cup
Curd - ½ cup
Water - 3 cup
Coriander leaves / Cilantro - ½ cup
Mint Leaves / Pudhina - ½ cup
Green Chilli - 3
Garlic - 6 cloves
Ginger - 2 inch piece
Take the grinding ingredients in a blender and make into a smooth paste.
Heat oil in a huge pan. Add in cinnamon, bay leaf and cloves.
Add in sliced onions and cook till it turns light golden.
Now add in the ground masala and mix well.
Add in the tomatoes and saute till oil separates.
Add in chilli powder, salt, turmeric and garam masala powder.Mix that till oil separates.
Add in curd, vegetables and mix well. Cook for 5 mins or so.
Add in soaked drained rice and toss well in the masala.
Add in water and milk. Mix well and bring it to a boil.
Cover with a lid, simmer for 20 to 25 mins till the rice is done. Now turn off the heat and let it sit for 10 mins. Now open the pan and fluff it up.
Serve with raita.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat oil in a pan, add in bay leaf, cinnamon,cloves|
|Add in sliced onions|
|When the onion turns golden, add the ground masala|
|Saute till oil separates|
|Add in chopped tomatoes|
|Add salt and spice powders|
|Add in curd|
|Now goes the vegetables|
|Add the soaked rice|
|Saute them well|
|Add water and bring it to boil|
|Cover and simmer|
|Cook till rice is done|