Almond Biryani

You are sure to have tried cashew pulao, but how about Almond Biryani? An innovative rice preparation rich with the aroma of spices, the Almond Biryani combines French beans and green peas with sliced almonds adding a dash of crunchy fun to each mouthful. Using cooked rice and readily available biryani masala, this dish can be prepared within minutes. The garnish of fried onions and almonds adds to the appeal of this biryani.

Almond Biryani

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Almond Biryani recipe - How to make Almond Biryani

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  1. Heat the ghee in deep non-stick pan, add the almonds and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Add the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and bayleaf in the same non-stick pan and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the caraway seeds and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few more seconds.
  5. Add the french beans, green peas, green chillies and biryani masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the almonds and rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the lemon juice and mix gently.
  8. Serve immediately garnished with fried onions and fried almonds.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy266 cal
Protein5.2 g
Carbohydrates8.1 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat23.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A157 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C9.3 mg
Folic Acid8.3 mcg
Calcium60.2 mg
Iron1.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.6 mg
Potassium70 mg
Zinc0.7 mg


Almond Biryani
 on 23 Dec 14 05:38 PM

Excellent dish and quick to make it