Added by spicy911 | Wed 28 Jan 2009 @ 12:03
2 cups Basmati Rice
1 cup Mixed Vgetable (cauliflower, potato, carrot, french beans)
150 gms Green Peas
3 Finely Sliced Onion
2 Finely Sliced Green Chillies
Salt to taste
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
2 tsp Cinnamon(dalchini), Caraway Seeds(zeera)
4 Cloves (laung)
1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
1/2 cup Yogurt (curd)
4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
3 tbsp Dry Fruits (cashew nuts, raisin)
[b] 1 * Wash the basmati rice well before cooking.Then take rice with 3-3/4 cup water and a little salt added to it and 2 tbsp of dry fruits.Cook it in pressure cooker or in a pan or microwave.
2 * Cut all the vegetables into small thin pieces and fry each one of it separately in oil. Fry the green peas also.
3 * Take 1 tblsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, green chilli, cinnamon and caraway seeds powder, cloves, black pepper powder and stir for about half minute. Then add onions and saute them for a minute ot till they get pink in color.
4* Add salt and red chilli powder and stir.
5 * Add fine chopped tomatoes and fry till they are properly cooked.
6 * Take the yogurt and make it fine by putting in a blender for just 2 rotations. Add this fine yogurt and stir well.Heat it for about 10 seconds.
7 * Add all the fried vegetables.
8 * Add the cooked rice and mix well with very light hands so that the rice grain doesn't break. Cook for about 3 minutes.
9 * Take this vegetable biryani out in a rice serving dish.
10 * Garnish with dry fruits and green coriander leaves.
* Serve the vegetable (veg ) biryani hot with raita and pickle.[/b]