Mixed Vegetable Biryani
Basmati Rice - 1 & 1/2 cups
Butter - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Coconut Milk - 1 cup
Water - 1 cup
Bay leaf - 2 small
Curds - 2 tbsp
To grind into paste
Onion - 1 medium
Mint leaves - handful
Cinnamon sticks - 1"
Cloves - 4 -5
Green chilies - 3 medium
Cardamoms - 3
Grind them all into fine paste
Fresh Peas, Carrot, Corn Kernels, Potatoes - cubed
Fried Cashews - 5-6
Bread Slices - 3, cubed and browned.
Onions juliennes - 1 fried
How to make the Vegetable Biryani
Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 mins.
Grind all the ingredients listed under masala paste to a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
Heat a pressure cooker with butter and oil, add the bay leaves, cumin seeds. Next add the ground masala, saute well. Cook well then add cubed vegetables and saute well for 5 mins. Now add the curds and cook well.
Next add the drained rice and saute well. Add the coconut milk and water. Cover and cook for 3 whistles.
Heat another pan with ghee, oil mix and fry the onion juliennes, cashews and bread pieces. Once the rice is done, add the fried ingredients on top and toss around.
Serve hot with onion raita and chips.
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