Italian Biryani

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Italian Biryani


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • Long Grain basmati rice half cooked 4 cups

  • All purpose flour 1 tablespoon

  • Grated Mozzarella cheese 3 - 4 tablespoons

  • Finely chopped onion 1

  • Finely chopped tomatoes 2

  • Finely chopped french beans 1 cup

  • Finely chopped garlic 4-5 teaspoons

  • Finely chopped carrot 1 tablespoon

  • Sweet corn 2 tablespoons

  • Chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Oregano 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black pepper 1 teaspoon

  • Salt approximately 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil or butter 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 2-3 cups

  • Fried cashew nuts 10 to 15

  • Mint leaves 1 tablespoon


  • Assemble all the spices and grated Mozzarella cheese required
  • wash basmati rice and soak in four cups of water for 10 to 15 minutes
  • Add two teaspoons of butter or olive oil to soak rice and cooked for 10 minutes without oven in microwave in half an hour half cooked like little kachha
  • For preparing whites sauce, heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan and saute' all purpose flour for 2 to 3 minutes and switch off the heat
  • Now add one teaspoon of finely chopped garlic , 2 cups of milk , salt according to taste, some Oregano and some Crushed black pepper powder to sauteed all purpose flour
  • Mix it well and prepare a smooth mixture
  • Cook this mixture on low heat with consistent stirring to avoid any kind of lumps
  • After sometime the mixture will start boiling, now at this point , add 1 to 2 tablespoons of grated Mozzarella cheese, mix well and switch off the heat . The white sauce is ready
  • Now heat some butter, and add one teaspoon of garlic and finely chopped onion to it. Saute' till transparent
  • Now add, one by one all the finely chopped veggies and sweet corn... Crushed black pepper, salt according to taste, oregano or mixed herbs. Mix well and cook for some time
  • For layering take a microwave safe dish, and arrange the first layer of half cooked rice in bottom
  • Now spread a layer of cooked veggies all over
  • Now spread a layer of white sauce
  • Repeat this process for 2 to 3 times and lastly cover it with white sauce and top it with lots of grated Mozzarella cheese
  • See how beautifully the layers can be seen
  • Sprinkle some Chilli flakes, Mixed Herbs and fried cashew nuts on top
  • Cover the dish with lid and microwave it for 10 to 15 minutes on high temperature
  • Lastly garnish with some mint leaves and serve hot immediately
  • Enjoy cheesilicious yummy my innovative Italian biryani with a twist
  • My innovation fusion of biryani with Italian seasoning, topped with lots of grated cheese and lastly baked to give it a grilled effect