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hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
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veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani

easy veg dum biryani | hyderabadi veg biryani recipe | hyderabadi biryani
Course biryani
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

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
  • 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:

  • ¼ cup mint / pudina chopped
  • ¼ cup coriander chopped
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ½ cup fried onions / barista
  • ¼ cup saffron water
  • pinch of biryani masala powder
  • wheat dough to seal

Instructions

  • firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared biryani gravy.
  • further layer with cooked rice.
  • also spread few chopped mint, coriander, fried onions and saffron water.
  • as a third layer, spread biryani gravy.
  • repeat layering with cooked rice, saffron water, fried onions and biryani masala.
  • also top with a tbsp of ghee, mint and coriander.
  • close and seal with dough.
  • simmer for 15 minutes.
  • finally, serve hyderabadi dum biryani with raita or mirchi ka salan.