Veg Dumm Biriyani

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Veg Dumm Biriyani

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 6
  • 8 cup water 2 bay leaf 1 inch cinnamon stic 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 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 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 pieces paneer 8,9 pices of soya chaap or soya bean fried

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


  • Instructions 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 add 1½ basmati rice, soaked for 20 minutes. stir well. 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) drain off the water and rinse with cold water to stop cooking process. keep aside. gravy firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp ghee 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. Add in 1 finely chopped onions and saute well.Also add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute. add 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, gobi, peas, potato, beans) and saute for 2 minutes. additionally add 1 cup curd, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric, 2 tsp biryani masala 1 tsp salt and 2 tsp coriander-mint paste. saute on low flame else curd might curdle. further add 1 cup water. cover and cook for 15 minutes. cook till the vegetables are almost cooked. now add 15 cubes paneer and mix well. add socked nd fried soya chap or soyabean finally biryani gravy is ready firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared biryani gravy. layer with cooked rice.also spread few chopped mint, coriander, fried onions and saffron water as a third layer, spread again prepared biryani gravy. repeat layering with cooked rice, saffron water, fried onions and Biryani masala also top with a tbsp of gher, mint, coriander for more flavours. now close the lid and seal with wheat dough. keeping the flame on low, cook for 15 minutes or till the rice and vegetables get completely cooked in presence of steam finally, serve with curd