Dec 13, 2008



Rice --- 11/2 cup

Carrot --- 1 no. cut in to cubes

Potato --- 1 no cut in to cubes
green peas --- 1/2 cup
Cauliflower --- 1/2 flower cut in to small flowerets

Ginger garlic paste ----1 tea sp

Onions ---- 2 big very thinly sliced

Coriander leaves --- 1 bundle chopped

Mint leaves --- 1 bundle chopped

Tomato --- 1 big choped

Garam masala powder --- 1 teasp

Red chili powder --- 1 tea sp

Cinamon --- 1 inch stick

cloves --- 4-6
cardamom ---5

Saffron --- 1/4 tea sp

Curd --- 1/2 cup
milk ---- 1/2 cup

Cashew nuts ---1 cup or you can make it 1/2 cup also

Risins --- 1/2 cup

almonds (badam) --- 1/2 cup soaked in warm water for 10 min. and choped
Ghee --- 1/2 cup

Salt to taste


Mix curd,Red chili powder, salt to taste, garan masala, ginger garlic paste, and mix well and add cubed vegetables and peas to curd mix ture mix well and leave for 1 hour to marinate.

Wash rice and add 2 cups water salt to taste,and 1 tea sp ghee mix well and cook in steam.

heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and fry sliced onion till brown and crisp,remove from ghee and keep a side. And then fry cashew nut in the same ghee remove and leave a side,now fry risins and leave a side.

Now after 1 hour in the same ghee add clove, cinamon, cardamom let them popup and add vegitable mixtureand choped tomatoes (don't add water) let them cook in a slow flame cover with a lid and cook till vegetable s are 3/4 cooked. crush 1/4 fried onion with your hans and add to vegetable mixture mix well

soak saffron in warm milk for 10 -15 min

Now mix 3/4 cashwes and risins 3/4 coriander and mint leaves with rice and spread the rice on top of the vegetable mixture, and pour saffron milk over it and spread left over cashew s and risins,mint and coriander leaves, fried onion

and cover with a foil and bake the dish for 20 min. in a preheated oven

Remove from the oven and leave for 5 min. then open the foil and serve this LUCKNOWI DUM BIRIYANI with any shahi kurma and raita

I served this with shahi paneer and onion raita


Shama Nagarajan said...

nice pic............lovely biryani

Unknown said...

LOoks really super & delicious...

Uj said...

Looks delicious.. I love Biryani topped with fried onions :) Your's looks delicious

Unknown said...

looks really good and authentic..

Siri said...

Wow, thanks for such a colorful, yummy biryani Rekha..and also for the triple treat for RCI!


Trupti said...

wow biryani looks very delicious. Love the photo

Priya Suresh said...

Woww delicious, cant able to take off my eyes from the pic...gorgeous pics..

Premyscakes said...

delicious!! love the topping on the biriyani.

Beyond Curries said...

The biriyani looks like the ones which we get in Indian restaurants. Will try this one very soon.

You can try the pizza recipe Rekha, you don't need permission for that as long as you are not going to simply copy and paste from my blog to yours. Try it out and let me know if you liked it.

Deepthi Shankar said...

nice biryani rekha

Kannada Cuisine said...

Looks lovely!

Unknown said...

Very rich and flavourful Biriyani, pics are fantastic. Like the crispy onions on the top.

CurryLeaf said...

Tell me you r not opening a restaurant there.I cannot take my eyes off the pic.LOVELY REKHA,SUPER-NO WORDS TO EXPRESS THE TEMPTING DISH.Will try and let u know

Adlak's tiny world said...

looks superb and delicious. book marked.

Adlak's tiny world said...

Thanks dear. I ll send it to the event. Reg the award pic can u send me yr mail id. so that i ll send thro mail. Or u can try copy it from Yasmeen of health nut also.

Thanks a lot for d care taken for the award.

notyet100 said...

omg this looks so yum,..:-)

Divya said...

Yummy biriyani will try out soon...thanks for sharing...

Cham said...

Wow, I was looking for biryani and made someting else for the event but not posted yet. Ur biryani is very scruptious :)