Veg dum biriyani-Quick version!

Craving for Veg dum biriyani? And you wanna avoid standing hours in the kitchen? Lets try to make quick version of it…why wait? Let’s start!!

Ingredients:

Set 1:

  • 2 carrots(large, cut into small pieces)
  • Potato – 1big (cut into medium size pieces)
  • Green peas – 1/4cup
  • Bell pepper – 1/2(cut into medium size pieces)
  • Green beans – 10 (cut into medium size pieces)
  • Cauliflower – 1 cup (optional)

Set 2:

  • Curd -2 small cups
  • Salt
  • Turmeric powder – 1tsp
  • Any kind of biriyani masala powder – 3tsps
  • Lemon juice – 4tsps
  • Red chili powder – 1tsp

Set3:

4cups – basmati rice (wash).  Add 4cups or 3&1/2cups of water, add salt and turn on  electric rice  cooker.

Set 4:

  • Onion – 1/2 (cut into small pieces)
  • Green chilies – 2 (slit them)
  • Lavang – 2
  • Elachi – 2
  • Dalchini -1
  • Bay leaf – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 3tsps
  • Mint – 1 hand full
  • Cilantro – 4tsps

Procedure:

  1. Take medium size bowl and add set 1 &set2 mix well and check the taste & adjust anything if needed. Soak vegetables for 30mins.
  2. Take wide pan, add 5-6tsps of oil. Once oil is heated add set 4 ingredients one by one and stir for 3 to 4 mins.
  3. Transfer set 1 to step 2 and cook  them until vegetables are cooked.
  4. Once the rice is cooked, transfer to step 3& spread across
  5. Take 1cup of milk, add some food color, sprinkle on top of rice.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, add some ghee and cover it and put the flame on sim for about 10mins.
  7. After 10mins stir rice gently  & serve hot!! It goes well with raita or any masala gravy!!

 

Pics – TBD

 

 

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