Veg. Hyderabadi Biryani

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Veg. Hyderabadi Biryani

Postby megrisoft » Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:13 pm


Basmati rice 350 gms.
Potatoes 200 gms.
Carrots 200 gms.
Cashewnuts 50 gms.
Almonds 50 gms.
Raisins 25 gms.
Onions 100 gms.
Green chilies 4 nos.
Ginger 30 gms.
Garlic 20 gms.
Turmeric powder ½ tsp.
Red chili powder 1 tsp.
Curd 1 cup.
Saffron 1 tsp.
Milk 2 tbsp.
Mint ( Pudina leaves ) 1/3 cup
Coriander leaves 1/3 cup
Ghee 120 gms.
Salt To taste

1. Soak the rice for 30 minutes. Drain and pass fresh water and add half the whole garam masala and salt. Bring the rice to a boil and cook until the rice is done. Drain and keep aside.
2. Peel, wash and dice the potatoes and carrots, cut the onions and green chilies.
3. Soak the almonds in water, peel and keep aside.
4. Beat the curd in a bowl and divide into two equal portions.
5. Dissolve saffron in warm milk and add it to one portion of the curd mixture.
6. Heat ghee in a handi, add the remaining garam masala and saute over medium heat until it begins to crackle.
7. Add onions, salt until golden brown, add chopped green chilies, ginger, garlic.
8. Then add turmeric and chili powder, stir, add the chopped vegetables and stir for a minute.
9. Add the portion of plain curd, stir, add 2/3 cup water, and bring to a boil, then simmer until the vegetables are cooked & then add dry fruits & nuts.
10. In the handi with the cooked vegetables, sprinkle little saffron curd, mint and coriander.
11. Then spread half the rice and again sprinkle the remaining saffron-curd, mint and coriander and top it with the remaining rice.
12. Place a moist cloth on top, cover the lid tightly.
13.Put the sealed handi on dum in a pre-heated oven for 15-20 minutes.
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Postby megrisoft » Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:14 pm

Try it at home & tell me How it was?
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Postby priti130389 » Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:08 am

veg hyderabadi biryani is one of my fv .i want to ask one thing that, can we made biryani without milk also/??........milk is important???i don't think so.plz share if u know abt it.wat is there use.we can put something else even curd is sufficient.
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