Simple veg biryani recipe | How to make biryani-Stepwise Pictures [Easy lunch box recipe]


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Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Take with: Kurma, raita,pachadi | Type: Lunch

Ingredients

  • Basmati rice – 1 ½ cup
  • Water – 2 ¼ cup
  • Onion – 1 [sliced]
  • Tomato – 1 [chopped]
  • Green chilli – 1 [slit]
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [chopped, or grated]
  • Garlic – 1 tbsp [mashed or grated]
  • Potato – ¼ cup [cut into cubes]
  • Carrot – ¼cup [cut into cubes]
  • Soya chunks [Meal maker] – ½ cup
  • Beans – ¼ cup [chopped]
  • Green peas – ¼ cup
  • Green cardamom - 3
  • Star anise – ½ flower
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cinnamon stick – 1
  • Bay leaves - 1
  • Stone flower - 1
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Mint leaves [peppermint] – 15
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Butter – 2 inch cube
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Method

  • Wash & soak basmati rice for ½ an hour.
  • Boil water then cut off heat. Put soya chunks & then leave it for 5 min. Then Squeeze water & keep it aside.
  • Heat pressure cooker with oil & butter. Add green cardamom, fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaves, star anise, stone flower sauté. Then add onion sauté till light brown then add ginger & garlic.
  • Add green chilli, potato, carrot, beans, & green peas sauté well. Then add tomato sauté till soft.
  • Add Soya chunks, mint leaves, garam masala & red chilli powder mix well. Then add salt, 2 tbsp curd & water mix well & let it boil.
  • When boiling add basmati rice mix gently & cover it & cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Sprinkle mint leaves, lemon juice mix gently then serve hot with any raita.

How to make simple veg biryani recipe- Stepwise procedure & pictures

Aromatic spices for biryaniAromatic spices for biryani

Chopped vegetables & Green peasChopped vegetables

Cooking ButterCooking Butter

Chopped TomatoChopped Tomato

Mint Leaves [Pudina]Mint Leaves

Ginger, Garlic & green chilliGinger, Garlic & green chilli

Sliced OnionSliced Onion

Soya chunks[Soaked in Boiled or water then squeezed]Soya chunks

Heat Pressure cooker, add Oil & ButterHeat Pressure cooker, add Oil & Butter

Add aromatic spicesAdd aromatic spices

Add onion & sauteAdd onion

Add ginger, garlic & green chilliAdd ginger, garlic & green chilli

Add vegetables[Carrot,beans,potato,carrot]Add vegetables

Add TomatoAdd Tomato

Add soya chunksAdd soya chunks

Add mint leavesAdd mint leaves

Add garam masala powderAdd garam masala powder

Add red chilli powderAdd red chilli powder

Add salt & mix wellAdd salt

Add water & curd mix well & let it boilLemon rice is ready to serve

When boiling, add basmati riceLemon rice is ready to serve

Gently mixMix gently

Add mint leaves, cover it & cook for 4 whistlesAdd mint leaves, cover it & cook for 4 whistles

After 4 whistles - perfectly cooked biryaniAfter 4 whistles - perfectly cooked biryani

Add chopped mint leavesAdd chopped mint leaves

Add lemon juice & gently mixAdd lemon juice & gently mix

Simple veg biryani is ready to serveSimple veg biryani is ready to serve


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