Vegetable Biryani
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Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani is an authentic Indian dish with tasty vegetables in layers of rice and aromatic spices.

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 Person


  • 2 Cup Basmati Rice
  • 2 Cup Mixed Vegetables - Finely chopped. Vegetables should include cauliflower, potato, capsicum, peas, bean and carrot.
  • 10 Small Cubes Paneer
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Chopped
  • 1 Large Size Onion Grated
  • 2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 10 Cashew Nuts (Kaju)
  • 10 Raisins
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cumin (Jeera) Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Red Chilly Powder
  • 2 tbsp Biryani Masala
  • 4 Star Anise
  • 3 Elaichi
  • 2 Laung
  • 1 Medium Stick Dal Chini (Cinnamon)
  • 5 Cloves Garlic Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 inch Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Medium Size Tomato Make a Paste
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 1 Small Bunch Coriander (Dhania) Leaves Finely Chopped
  • Salt To Taste


  • In a pan, heat some cooking oil and slightly fry the paneer pieces with little salt. Keep the paneer pieces aside.
  • Now, heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaf, chopped ginger and chopped garlic. Saute for a minute.
  • Add chopped onions. Fry till it turn golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and tomato paste. Mix well and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • When oil oozes out, add the chopped vegetables. Fry for sometime.
  • Now add Jeera Powder, Dhania Powder, Kashmiri Mirch Powder, Biryani Masala, Turmeric Powder and Salt. Mix.
  • Stir in low flame.
  • Cover the pan with lid.
  • Open the lid and stir in between.
  • When the ingredients tend to stick to the pan, add 1/2 cup water.
  • Add paneer. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove pan from fire.
  • Now, heat ghee in a pan. Add bay leaf, Star Anise, Elaichi, Laung and Dal Chini. Saute for a while.
  • Add water (enough to cook 2 cups of rice).
  • When water boils, add Basmati Rice, Pinch of salt and Pinch of haldhi. Cover the pan with lid.
  • Once rice is fully cooked, remove from fire.
  • Now, in the serving bowl, spread the vegetables in one layer. Then rice on top of it.
  • Garish with chopped dhania leaves and ghee.


Serve hot with raita.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!
Keyword Biryani, Vegetable Biryani

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