hyderabadi vegetable biryani recipe | veg biryani recipe

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hyderabadi vegetable biryani recipe | veg biryani recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a rich spice flavourful rice recipe prepared with vegetables and spices. it is typically served along with hyderabadi mirchi ka salan or bhindi ka salan and raita to reduce the spice heat.vegetable biryani hyderabadi vegetable biryani recipe or veg biryani recipe with step by step photo recipe and video recipe. it is always believed that preparing aromatic biryani is one of the most difficult recipes in indian cuisine. but it is not true, agree it is time consuming but not difficult. the fried brown onions or brista actually enhances the flavour of biryani and the spices makes the biryani more aromatic.

biryanis are most common in hyderabad and during ramazan festival. authentic hydrabadi biryani are slow cooked on dum. there are many ways of preparing biryani. among all hyderabadi biryani is most popular for its rich flavours of spices. i enjoy my biryani with bhindi ka salan as they take biryani to another dimension. also preparing biryani with ghee helps to make biryani rich in flavour and aromatic.

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biryani are usually prepared with chicken. however, there are many vegetarians like me who love biryani in veg form. the rich flavour of indian spices infused in aromatic veg biryani makes a complete dinner. some tips and tricks for a perfect biryani recipes are, firstly use ghee to saute spices. secondly, use variety of vegetables and chop them uniformly so that they get cooked well. lastly, make biryani slightly moist, as the rice absorbs and taste great next day.

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easy hyderabadi vegetable biryani recipe | veg biryani recipe
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Recipe type: rice
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 3 Servings
Ingredients
for cooking rice:
  • 1 cup basmati rice / long grain rice
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 10 black pepper
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt
fried onions:
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp ghee
vegetables for gravy:
  • 1 potato, cubed
  • 10 cauliflower, florets
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • fistful of green peas
  • 4 to 5 bean, chopped
  • 10 mint leaves / pudina
  • 1 tomato (optional)
for vegetable gravy:
  • 3 tsp ghee / oil
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1 inch cinnamon / dalchini
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 6-7 tsp curd
  • 5 cashews
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 - 3 tsp biryani masala powder (any ready made hyderabadi biryani masala)
  • salt as required
assembling and layering:
  • ½ cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup pudina leaves
  • ½ cup milk (optional)
  • ¼ tsp of saffron / kesar strands in 5 tsp of milk
  • 10 cashews
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly heat ghee and add jeera , cardamom, bay leaf, star, cloves and cinnamon. saute till turn fragrant.
  2. now add ginger-garlic paste and saute.
  3. next, add all the vegetables and fry for 2 -3 mins.
  4. add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, biryani masala powder. saute for 5 minutes.
  5. pour 6 tsp of curd and give good stir.
  6. also add cashews and tomato and mix well.
  7. pour half glass of water and cook covered for 15 minutes on low flame.
  8. add mint to the cooked vegetables. boil for a minute. mix well and spread it well evenly.
  9. layer the rice, and pour soaked saffron milk.
  10. sprinkle 2 pinches of biryani masala powder. then sprinkle few fried onions, mint and coriander leaves, cashews.
  11. also pour half glass of milk evenly.
  12. cover and cook on medium flame for 15 mins.
  13. veg biryani is ready to serve. serve with a raita or bhindi ka salan- biryani gravy.


hyderabadi vegetable biryani recipe | veg biryani step by step photo recipe:

cooking rice:

  1. firstly, cook the basmati rice with cloves, bay leaf, black pepper, oil, salt and 5 cups water. cook till the grains are ¾ done or just cooked. drain and  keep aside.
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fried onions:

  1. firstly, thinly slice onions and shallow fry them in ghee / oil until they turn crisp and golden
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  2. you can also deep fry the onions. keep stirring often to evenly brown them and prevent burning. (my onions are burnt little; do not burn the onions)veg biryani
  3. finally, set aside half of these in a plate

preparing gravy:

  1. firstly, to the same pan add jeera , cardamom, bay leaf, star, cloves and cinnamon. saute till turn fragrant.
    veg biryani
  2. also add ginger-garlic paste. and saute till raw smell goes away.
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  3. next, add all the vegetables and fry for 2 -3 mins.
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  4. add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, biryani masala powder. saute for 5 more minutes.
    vegetable biryani
  5. pour 6 tsp of curd and give good stir.
    vegetable biryani
  6. also add cashews and tomato and mix well. (adding tomato is optional)
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  7. pour half glass of water and cook covered for 15 minutes on low flame. do not overcook the veggies.
    vegetable biryani
  8. add mint to the cooked vegetables. boil for a minute. mix well and spread it well evenly.
    vegetable biryani

assembling and layering:

  1. layer the rice, and pour soaked saffron milk.
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  2. sprinkle 2 pinches of biryani masala powder. then sprinkle few fried onions, mint and coriander leaves, cashews.
    hyderabadi vegetable biryani
  3. also pour half glass of milk evenly. (adding milk is optional; add if your gravy is too dry)
    hyderabadi vegetable biryani
  4. cover the pan with aluminium foil. place the lid tightly. cook on medium flame for 15 mins. allow it to rest for at least 15 mins.
    hyderabadi vegetable biryani
  5. finally, hyderabadi vegetable biryani is ready to serve. serve with a raita or mirchi ka salan or bhindi ka salan – biryani gravy.veg biryani


notes:

  • firstly, instead of aluminum foil you can also seal with dough made of wheat flour.
  • furthermore, use cooker and pressure cook for 1 whistle on medium flame.
  • also biryani is perfect when it is not burn at the bottom and nor very moist at the bottom.
  • additionally, you can also create multiple layers of rice and gravy if you are cooking in large quantity.
  • finally, garnish with dry fruits of your choice to make rich hyderabadi vegetable biryani.

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16 COMMENTS

  1. as you said we have to put 3\4th cooked rice..so after spreading over the vegetables do we have to keep in medium flame or low flame for 15min..
    kindly share the biryani masala recipe

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