Sunday, 23 March 2014

Vegetable dum biriyani

                            Vegetable dum biriyani

Vegetable dum biriyani

                     I love to eat dum biriyani.veg or non veg dum biriyani will be more flavourful.Did you check my Chicken dum biriyani recipe?I'm always searching for easy methods  so prefer to make easy biriyanis.But this time I prepared dum biriyani and got good clicks(at least for me!!!!!!) too.

Vegetable dum biriyani


For rice:

  • Basmati rice:2 cup(I used 200 ml cup)
  • Sliced onion:1 tblspn
  • Cinnamon/patta:1 stick
  • Cardamom/elakka:2
  • Clove/grampoo:2
  • Ghee:2 tspn
  • Oil:1 tspn
  • Water:3 cups
  • Lemon juice :1 tspn
  • Salt

For masala:

  • Onion(sliced):2 big
  • Tomto(sliced):1 big
  • Carrot(cubed):1 medium
  • Potato(cubed):1 medium
  • Green peas(cooked):1/4 cup
  • Cauliflower florets:1/2 cup
  • Ginger:1"piece
  • Garlic:5 to 8 cloves
  • Biriyani masala:1 tblspn(I used Eastern biriyani masala)
  • Chilly powder:1 tspn
  • Green chilly:2
  • Mint:one hand ful
  • Coriander leaves:One hand fu
  • Salt
  • Oil

For garnishing:

  • Fried onion:1 big
  • Kismis and cashew nuts(fried in ghee):one handful



  • Soak basmati rice for 30 minutes drain it and keep aside.
  • Heat the pressure cooker with oil and ghee.
  • Add cinnamon clove and cardamom.Fry it for few seconds and add sliced onion.
  • Add drianed rice and ry it for few minutes.
  • Now add water,salt and lemon juice. 
  • Close the cooker and place the whistle.
  • One whistle in medium flame is enough.
  • Let it cool. 

For masala:

  • Heat the kadai with oil.
  • Add onion and suate it well.
  • Add tomato and saute it well till it get mashed with onion.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sute it again
  • Now add biriyani masala,chilly powder green chilly and salt
  • Add mint and coriander leaves.
  • Mix it well and add all the vegetables already kept aside.
  • Add enough water and ook it well.
  • The gravy should be little bit thick.
  • Remove from the fire and keep aside.


  • Take a biriyani pot or ue cooker itself .
  • Grease with little ghee and put one layer of masala in it
  • On the top of it spread one layer of rice 
  • Then spread fried cashew kismis and fried onion.
  • Repeat the process until the rice and masala finished.
  • Close the vessel tightly and keep it on a hot thawa.
  • Let it be like that for 15 minutes in low flame.
  • YUmmy biriyani is ready serve it with raitha or pickle

  • Clean the cauliflower florets by dipping it in to boiling water with salt and turmeric powder before cooking.
  • You can select vegies according to your choice.
Vegetable dum biriyani


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