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Cauliflower Biryani | Gobi Biryani Recipe

Spicy and tasty cauliflower biryani which makes a quick lunch. This delicious gobi biryani is made with rice, cauliflower and spices
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Cauliflower - 4 cups cut in florets
  • Oil - 2 tblspn + for deep frying
  • Ghee - 2 tblspn
  • Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
  • Shahi Jeera / Black Cumin - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small piece
  • Cardamom / Yelakai - 4 crushed
  • Cloves / Krambu - 4
  • Star Anise - 1
  • Mace - 1
  • Onion - 2 large sliced thinly
  • Coriander leaves - ¼ cup chopped finely
  • Mint leaves - ¼ cup chopped finely
  • Tomato - 2 chopped
  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Curry Masala or Biryani Masala Powder - 3 tblspn
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 3 cups

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil for deep frying, add cleaned cauliflower in hot oil and fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  • In a pressure cooker or a regular pot with a tight fitting lid. Heat oil and ghee.
  • Add in all whole spices and fry for a min.
  • Add in onions and cook till golden brown.
  • Now add in coriander, mint and tomatoes and mix well. Cook that for few mins.
  • Add in all spice powders and salt and mix well.
  • Add in the fried gobi and toss well.
  • Add in rice and toss well in the masala.
  • Now add in water and mix well. Bring it to a boil and simmer on a very very low heat for 10 to 15 mins. Now let the pressure go by itself and open the cooker. Now fluff the rice and serve.

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