Vegetable Dum Biryani

Vegetable Dum Biryani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 3

  • Onion ,medium sliced 2 nos

  • Cashewnuts 8-10 nos

  • Raisins 2 tbsp

  • Thick Curd /Yogurt 1/4 cups

  • Ginger Garlic paste 1 tbsp

  • turmeric powder 2-2 pinch

  • Chilly powder 1/8 tsp

  • Udupi ruchi Biryani masala 1 tsp

  • Saffron strands 2 pinch

  • Salt 1 tbsp

  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • Ghee 2 tbsp

  • Whole Masala Spices: Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Green cardamom 2 nos

  • Black cardamom 1 nos

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch

  • Bay leaf 1 nos

  • Cloves 4 nos

  • Star anise,small 1 nos

  • Vegetables: French Beans,chopped 6 nos

  • Carrot ,chopped 1 nos

  • green peas 3 tbsp

  • Potato,chopped parboiled 1 nos

  • Green chilly,slit or as per your taste 2 nos

  • Coriander leaves,chopped 2-3 tbsp

  • Mint leaves ,chopped 2-3 tbsp

  • For Rice: Basmati Rice 1 cups

  • Water 3-4 cups

  • Cardamom 1 nos

  • Cinnamon ,small stick 1 nos

  • Cloves 2 nos

  • Bay leaf ,small 1 nos

  • Salt 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash the basmati rice thoroughly in water and soak them for atleast 30 mins. 

  • 02

    Soaked the saffron strands in little water. Keep aside until used. 

  • 03

    Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add the sliced onions and fry till brown. Remove and keep side.

  • 04

    In the same oil fry the cashewnuts till golden and add the raisins and fry for a min. Remove both and keep along with the fried onions.

  • 05

    In the same oil add the ghee. Add the whole spices and saute till it crackles.

  • 06

    Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a min. 

  • 07

    Add half of the fried onion and the vegetables - french beans, carrots, peas and potatoes and saute for about 2 mins. 

  • 08

    Add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, Biryani masala and saute a min.

  • 09

    Add the curd and mix well, cover the pan and cook on medium heat for about 5-10 mins.

  • 10

    Meanwhile keep the rice for cooking. In a large pot boil enough water. Once the water comes to a boil add the masala spices and the drained rice and cook till it is 70-80% cooked.

  • 11

    Drain the rice nicely in a strainer.

  • 12

    Layering the rice for dum:

  • 13

    To make a two layer dum set aside half of the cooked vegetables. Now layer with half the rice.

  • 14

    Add some chopped coriander and mint leaves and fried onion.

  • 15

    Now layer the remaining vegetables following with the remaining rice.

  • 16

    Add chopped coriander and mint leaves, fried onions, cashewnuts and raisins. 

  • 17

    Pour the saffron water all over the rice.

  • 18

    Heat a tawa over gas top. Reduce to low-medium heat. Place the pan over the hot tawa and cook it for about 10-15 mins. You can seal the pan with foil or atta dough.

  • 19

    Remove from heat, open the pan and fluff it gently, garnish further with chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, fried onions, nuts and raisins and serve with raita. 

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Sona Hirani

01 years ago.

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