Veg Biryani

50 Minute
Prep: 20 Minute | Cook: 30 Minute | Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

Vegetable Marinate

2 Winter Carrots, Cubed , गाजर

1 Small Cauliflower, florets , फूलगोभी

15-16 French beans, Cubed , बीन्स

½ cup Fresh Green Peas , हरी मटर

1 cup Curd , दही

2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste , अदरक-लहसुन का पेस्ट

1 tbsp Ghee , घी

½ tsp Turmeric Powder , हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Red Chilli Powder , लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Coriander powder , धनिया पाउडर

¼ tsp Shahi jeera , शाही जीरा

A pinch of Saffron , केसर

½ tsp Javitri Elaichi Powder , जेवराती इलाची पाउडर

3-4 Mint leaves , पुदीने

Salt To Taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

¼ cup Fried Onion , फ्राइड प्याज

For Biryani

1 tbsp Ghee , घी

¼ cup Oil , तेल

3 Medium Onion, Sliced , प्याज

1 Javitri, जावित्री

2 Cloves , लौंग

½ tsp Shahi jeera , शाही जीरा

¼ cup Water , पानी

For Rice Cooking

Water ,  पानी

3  Bay leaf, तेजपत्ता

1 Big Cardamom , बड़ी इलायची

1 Javitri , जावित्री

2 Clove , लौंग

3-4 Black Peppercorns , काली मिर्च

Salt to Taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

2 cup Basmati Rice , बासमती चावल

For jhol

A pinch of Saffron  , केसर

2 Green Chillies  , slit , हरी मिर्च

1 tbsp Ghee , घी

1 cup Milk , दूध

1 tbsp Onion Flavoured Oil , प्याज का तेल

1 tbsp Kewra water , केवड़ा पानी

½ tbsp Rose water , गुलाब जल

Few Mint Leaves , पुदीना

Few Fried Onion , प्याज

For Raita

1 ½ cups Curd , दही

1 tbsp Garlic , लहसुन

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

Process

For Marination

  • In a mixing bowl, add winter carrots, cauliflower florets, french beans, fresh green peas mix well.
  • Add curd, ginger garlic paste, ghee, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, shahi jeera, a pinch of saffron, javitri elaichi powder, mint leaves, salt to taste, fried onion and mix well and keep it aside.

For Cooking of Rice

  • In a large saucepot, add water for boiling, add bay leaf, big cardamom, javitri, clove, black peppercorns, salt to taste let the water boil.
  • After boiling water, add the soaked basmati rice and let it cook.
  • Strain the excess water and set aside.

For Biryani

  • In a large saucepot, add ghee, oil, onion and saute till translucent and brown in colour. And keep it aside.
  • In the same saucepot, add remaining ghee, javitri, cloves, shahi jeera let it splutter.
  • Add the marinated mixture into the saucepot and mix well and let it cook for 10 minutes.

For Jhol

  • In a pan, add saffron, green chilli, ghee saute well.
  • Add milk, onion flavoured oil, kewra water, rose water and mix well.

For Layering

  • In the same saucepot firstly, Arrange a layer of rice at the bottom. Over that arrange half the cooked vegetables followed by another layer of rice.
  • Pour the milk mixture all around the rice. Few mint leaves and fried onion.
  • Arrange the remaining vegetables followed by the remaining rice.Sprinkle the remaining milk mixture and few mint leaves and fried onion.
  • Cover and seal it with dough and cook for 20 minutes. Serve hot with raita.

For Raita

  • In a bowl, add curd, garlic, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Smoke it with charcoal and clove.

 

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