Jun 10, 2008


Today iam going to share with you my version of vegitable dum biryani.What i make with rice and lot of vegetables and spices.Ithink this is a simple way to make a dum biryani.


11/2cup--basmati rice

1cup--mix vegetables[cut vegetables in to half inch cubes like carrots,french beens,potato,califlower and green peas]

whole garam masala--1inch peace-cinamon,4-cloves,4-green cordamoms

1/2cup chopped -coriender

1/4cup -chopped mint[pudina]


4-green chillies-slit

1/2 tesp-garam masala powder

1/2tesp-red chilli powder[you can remove red chilli powder according to your taste]

1/4tesp-turmeric powder

1tesp-ginger garlic paste

1/2cup --curd[yogurt]

salt to taste

2tebsps--ghee or oil


1.cut vegetables in to 1 inch cubes and keep a side,slice onion and fry 1/4 in brown color for garnishing and keep aside chope coriender and mint keep a side mix curd and ginger garlic paste chilli powder, turmeric powder

2.cook rice in 3cups of water witha little oil ,1/2tesp salt and spread in a plate

3.now heat oil or ghee in a pan add whole garam masalas[cinamon,clove,cordamom]let them pop up then add remaining onion and green chillis fry till onionturns brown
4.now add cut vegetables mix well and cover and cook for 2sec. and add curd mixture mix well and cover and cook till vegetables or tender add 1/2 chopped coriender and mint mix and let it cook for 2more min. remove from fire and keep a side
5.now take one heavy bottomed pan and start making layers first you put curry on top of it add a layer of rice and continew like this and end with rice layer and top with chopped coriender,mint and fried oinon[if you want to make a rich biriyani you can make a layer in between with dry fruits like cashews and raisins,badam]
6.keep the pot[pan]on low flame for 10 minutes,after 10 minutes remove from fire and serve hot with rita and any kurma
if you want to cook in a microwave use a microwave dish do as same above and cover with a foil and keep it in microwave high for10 min. or in a otg pre heat oven for 10mins in200c and use a ovenpoof dish cover with foil and keep for 10-15 minutes


lubnakarim06 said...

Wow simply yummy.....