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Lima Beans Biryani

Lima Beans Biryani is easy to make one pot meal that's healthy and filling as well with lima beans, mixed vegetables included in it.
Course Lunch Box, Main Dish - Rice
Cuisine India
Keyword One Pot Meal
By Cook Method Pressure Cooker
Occasion Kids Lunch Box, Lunch Box
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Double Beans / Lima Beans
  • 1.5 cups Basmati Rice
  • 3/4 cup Mixed Vegetables (Potato, Carrot, Beans)
  • 2 - 3 Bay Leaves
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1 cup Onions
  • 3 nos Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 big Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Curds / Yogurt
  • A Pinch Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Shahi Masala


  • Wash and soak the double beans overnight. Change water couple of times and pressure cook for couple of whistles or till done.
  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 mins.
  • In the pressure, heat ghee and cooking oil. Add the whole spices and sauté for couple mins.
  • Then, add the onions and slit green chillies.
  • Next, add the ginger garlic paste, and saute for few minutes.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, mixed vegetables and combine well.
  • Now, add the cooked beans. Add all the spice powders and combine well.
  • Drain the rice and add to the pan, curds and combine well.
  • Adjust the spices and add water, bring to a boil.
  • Cover with lid and cook for 3 whistles. Allow the pressure to fall down.
  • Serve with raitha.
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