2 cups Poha (Beaten Rice)
2 Green Chillies
1 tsp Chana dal
1 tsp Urad dal
1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 sprig Curry leaves
2 tsp Peanuts
4 tblsp Oil
1 pinch Turmeric powder
Few Corainder leaves
Salt to taste
Soak the poha in water. Wash and drain all the water.
Add some salt , turmeric powder , keep aside.
Peel and cut the potatoes into small cubes, chop the onions, chillies, corainder leaves.
Heat oil and put chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, peanuts, curry leaves and fry until they crackle.
Add potatoes , saute for few minutes, then add chopped onions, chillies.
Cook till they are done. Add the poha, corainder leaves and stir.
Keep it on slow flame for 5- 7 minutes.
Let it cool for sometime and add then lemon juice.
1 cup Rice (Chawal)
2 cup Water
200 gms Cauliflower (Phool gobi) Florets
2 small Potato (Aloo)
1/2 cup fresh Peas (Matar)
1 large Onion (Pyaj)
3-4 black Cardamoms (Elaichi)
1/2 tsp Red chilli (Lal Mirchi) Powder
1 x 1 inch Cinnamon (Tuj/Dalchini)
2-4 Cloves (Lavang)
4 tblsp Oil
1 tsp Salt (Namak)
Wash and soak the rice for 1 hour, drain and keep aside.
Slice the onion finely and chop the potatoes into small pieces.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions till golden brown, add all the vegetables, cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms.
Saute for 2-3 minutes, add little water and cook till the potatoes and peas are half cooked.
Then add the drained rice, salt and red chilli powder. Mix well.
Add 2 cups of water and boil.
When the water starts boiling, reduce the flame and cover and cook till the rice is done.
2 cups Basmati Rice
1 cup Mixed Vegetables (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) (optional)
4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
3 tbsp Dry Fruits (cashew nuts, raisin)
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.
Cut all the vegetables into small thin pieces and fry each one of it separately in oil.
Fry the green peas also.
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.
Add salt and red chilli powder and stir.
Add fine chopped tomatoes and fry till they are properly cooked.
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.
Add all the fried vegetables.
Add the cooked rice and mix well with very light hands so that the rice grain doesn’t break. Cook for about 3 minutes.
Take this vegetable biryani out in a rice serving dish.
Garnish with dry fruits and green coriander leaves.
Serve the vegetable biryani hot with raita and pickle.