Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

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Aromatic saffron rice layered with a spicy gravy of vegetables. You can make a baked version of veggie biryani by assembling the rice in a baking dish and baking for 10 minutes at 150 C.

Vegetable Biryani recipe - How to make Vegetable Biryani

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Serves 4.
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    Main Procedure

For the rice

    For the rice
  1. Warm the saffron, add a little water, rub it so the milk becomes yellow and add to the rice.
  2. Mix in the rice, chopped mint leaves and salt and keep aside.

For the gravy

    For the gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a pan add bayleaves, peppercorns and cloves to it.
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seed powder, asafoetida and nutmeg powder. Cook for a few minutes while mashing continuously till the oil separates from the mixture.
  3. Add the tomato sauce and milk-corn flour mixture. Bring to a boil, add cream and mix well.
  4. Mix the vegetables in the gravy and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a huge vessel make a layer by spreading 1/3 of the rice.
  2. On it spread half the gravy and 1/3 of rice. Layer again with remaining half of the gravy and remaining 1/3 rice. Cover a lid and seal the edges with a dough.
  3. Cook on a slow flame for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per
Energy301 cal
Protein6.7 g
Carbohydrates38.2 g
Fiber4.4 g
Fat14.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A671.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C29 mg
Folic Acid37.3 mcg
Calcium87.2 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium192.7 mg
Potassium170.2 mg
Zinc0.6 mg


Vegetable Biryani
 on 16 Aug 17 08:27 PM

Vegetable Biryani
 on 28 Feb 17 03:49 PM

Vegetable Biryani
 on 25 Aug 11 06:51 AM

Turned out excellent! Everyone simply loved it and enjoyed it... Was easy to make, will make it again and again.