A very simple and easy Biryani recipe without much spices .This goes well with raitha, papads and chips. If you have all the vegetables cut and kept ready, then it hardly takes 10 minutes to prepare this. Even bachelors can prepare this as it requires no elaborate grinding of masalas etc. So bachelors out there, do not spoil your health by eating outside often, here is a simple and yummy biryani recipe that can be prepared at home in no time. We had this with mixed vegetable raitha and it tasted awesome. Today we will learn how to make vegetable biryani the easy way.
Vegetable Biryani Recipe-Easy Veg Biryani
Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook Time : 30 mins
Recipe Category: Biryani Recipes-Lunch
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Basmati rice – 1 cup
Onion – 1
Green chilli – 2 (add more if you want hot)
Ginger-garlic paste – 2 ½ tsp
Mixed Vegetables -2 cups
Mint / pudina leaves – handful
Coriander leaves – handful
Lemon juice -1 tbsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Red chilli powder -1 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Biriyani masala – 2 tsp (Available readymade)
Salt as required
For the seasoning
Oil – 1 tbsp
Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
Fried onions (optional)
How to prepare fried onions for garnishing -Cut onions into thin strips and fry it in oil until golden brown. Add it before serving.
Cut carrots, beans and potatoes lengthwise. Chop tomatoes. You can use a mix of carrot, beans, cauliflower, fresh peas and potatoes for making this veg biryani.
Wash and soak basmati rice for 20 minutes, drain the water and keep it aside.
Wash cauliflowers,cut it into florets and put it in boiling water with a little salt for 5 minutes. Drain the water and keep it aside.
If you do not have ginger-garlic paste with you, then grind 1 inch piece of ginger and 5-6 cloves of garlic together.