veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani

37

veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular spice and vegetables mixed favoured rice dish which is typically prepared by layering the biryani gravy and basmati rice in flat bottom vessel. traditionally the dum biryani is prepared with mix of meat, vegetables and rice, however this a vegetarian alternative with only vegetables.
hyderabadi veg biryani recipeveg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani with step by step photo and video recipe. there are several variation and varieties to the biryani recipes which changes with the region and community. but the hyderabadi dum biryani is the most popular recipe and widely appreciated. it is generally served as primary dish in a meal and is often served with choice of raita and mirchi ka salan.

i had already shared a hyderabadi veg biryani recipe and it was prepared without the dum style of cooking. i had used normal kadai with just one layering of biryani gravy and cooked basmati rice. also i had served it with bhindi ka salan but traditionally it is served with spicy mirchi ka salan and also shahi tukda or double ka meetha dessert recipe. however, i personally like it with bhindi ka salan just because i feel the later one as extra spicy. in addition i serve it with tomato onion raita or mint raita which basically helps to lower the temperature of spice in dum biryani.

veg dum biryanifurthermore, some important tips and recommendations for a perfect spicy veg dum biryani recipe. firstly, i have used long grain basmati rice in this dum biryani recipe, however sona masuri rice can also be used as an alternative. also i have cooked the rice and biryani gravy separately, but it can be cooked together similar to my pressure cooker biryani recipe. secondly, i have added freshly homemade paneer to this recipe, but it is completely optional and can easily skipped. lastly, biryani rice always taste better when served next day. i always prepare it for dinner and for next day lunch and it tastes better for my lunch.

finally i would like to highlight my other rice recipes collection with this hyderabadi veg biryani recipe. it mainly includes, student biryani, dum aloo biryani, paneer biryani, veg pulao, pudina pulao, coriander pulao, tomato pulao, kashmiri pulao, lemon rice and capsicum rice recipe. in addition do visit my other recipes collection with this post like,

veg dum biryani or hyderabadi veg biryani video recipe:

recipe card for veg dum biryani or hyderabadi biryani:

5.0 from 8 reviews
veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
easy veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani
Author:
Recipe type: biryani
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 4 Servings
Ingredients
for rice:
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1½ basmati rice, soaked for 20 minutes
for biryani gravy:
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tsp shah jeera / caraway seeds
  • 4 cardamom
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, gobi, peas, potato, beans), chopped
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 2 tsp biryani masala powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp coriander-mint paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 15 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
other ingredients:
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared biryani gravy.
  2. further layer with cooked rice.
  3. also spread few chopped mint, coriander, fried onions and saffron water.
  4. as a third layer, spread biryani gravy.
  5. repeat layering with cooked rice, saffron water, fried onions and biryani masala.
  6. also top with a tbsp of ghee, mint and coriander.
  7. close and seal with dough.
  8. simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. finally, serve hyderabadi dum biryani with raita or mirchi ka salan.


how to make hyderabadi veg biryani with step by step photo:

recipe of cooking rice for biryani:

  1. firstly, in a large vessel boil 8 cups water along with 2 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon stick, ½ tsp cloves, 1 star anise, ½ tsp pepper, 2 tsp oil and 1 tsp salt.
    veg dum biryani
  2. now add 1½ basmati rice, soaked for 20 minutes. stir well.
    veg dum biryani
  3. further boil for 10 minutes or till the rice is almost cooked. (do not cook the rice completely, as it will get cooked in dum while preparing biryani)
    veg dum biryani
  4. drain off the water and rinse with cold water to stop cooking process. keep aside.
    veg dum biryani

recipe of biryani gravy:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp ghee.
    veg dum biryani
  2. further add 1 bay leaf, 2 inch cinnamon stick, ½ tsp cloves, 1 star anise, 4 cardamom, 1 tsp shah jeera. saute till the spices turn aromatic.
    veg dum biryani
  3. add in 1 finely chopped onions and saute well.
    veg dum biryani
  4. also add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  5. furthermore add 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, gobi, peas, potato, beans) and saute for 2 minutes.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  6. additionally add 1 cup curd, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric, 2 tsp biryani masala powder1 tsp salt and 2 tsp coriander-mint paste.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  7. saute on low flame else curd might curdle.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  8. further add 1 cup water. cover and cook for 15 minutes.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  9. cook till the vegetables are almost cooked.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  10. now add 15 cubes paneer and mix well.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
  11. finally biryani gravy is ready.
    hyderabadi veg biryani recipe

assembling / layering veg dum biryani recipe:

  1. firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared biryani gravy.
    hyderabadi biryani
  2. further layer with cooked rice.
    hyderabadi biryani
  3. also spread few chopped mint, coriander, fried onions and saffron water.
    hyderabadi biryani
  4. as a third layer, spread again prepared biryani gravy.
    hyderabadi biryani
  5. repeat layering with cooked rice, saffron water, fried onions and biryani masala.
    hyderabadi biryani
  6. also top with a tbsp of ghee, mint, coriander for more flavours.
    hyderabadi biryani
  7. now close the lid and seal with wheat dough.
    hyderabadi biryani
  8. keeping the flame on low, cook for 15 minutes or till the rice and vegetables get completely cooked in presence of steam or dum.
    hyderabadi biryani
  9. finally, serve hyderabadi dum biryani with raita or mirchi ka salan.
    veg dum biryani


notes:

  • firstly, if you do not want to seal with dough then just cover with aluminum foil and cook.
  • also add vegetables of your choice to make it more nutritious.
  • additionally, use thick bottomed vessel and cook the biryani on low flame, else the biryani might burn at the bottom.
  • finally, hyderabadi veg dum biryani taste great when served after 2-3 hours of preparation.

RELATED ARTICLES


SUBSCRIBE TO OUR RECIPES

Get the latest recipes right in your inbox!!

37 COMMENTS

  1. I have fallen in love with Hebbar’s app and site. I think I must have tried between 14-15 recipe of different sorts. I also felt that your recipe has right combination and measurement and exciting to make. I only wonder if you can also post non veg dishes so as we learn more from you

  2. Hi
    I made this biriyani but instead of dum I baked it. Came out awesome in first attempt.
    I have always stayed away from biriyani but u gave me inspiration to do it. And hubby loved it . Thanks!!!

  3. I tried the recipe and it came out so well everybody in Home literally hogged it… thank you for the wonderful recipe it’s the best veg recipe I ever had

  4. Wow.. such an easy and tasty hyderabadi dum biryani…
    Addditionally i tried with kewra and rose water…
    It cameout excellent…
    All my guests are appreciated us..
    Thanks alot

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Rate this recipe: