Feb 4, 2009


I have adopted this recipe from here but i made little changes since iam following Mallika Badrinath s recipe so i mix the both recipes i hope you all like this and this is my entry for RCI-CHETTINAD guest hosted by Srimati of few Minutes wonder event started by Lakshmi
Basmati rice --- 1 1/2 cup
Carrot ---- 1 no. cut into small pieces
Beans --- 10 no. cut in to small pieces
Cauliflower --- small flowerets 1/2 cup or chopped
Green peas --- 1/4 cup
Onion --- 1 small sliced
Ginger --- 1/2 inch piece
Garlic --- 5 cloves
Fennel seeds --- 1 tea sp
Green chilies --- 3
dry Red chilies --- 3
Fresh mint leaves --- a few 10- 15 leaves
Coriander leaves --- 1/4 cup
Cinamon -- 1 inch pieces -- 2
Cloves --- 4
Bay leaves --- 2
Fennel seeds -- 1/2 tea sp
Coconut milk --- 1 cup
Water --- 2 cups
Ghee -- 1 tab sp
Salt to taste
Tomato puree --- 2 tab sp or 1/4 cup chopped tomato
Oil --- 1 tab sp

Wash and soak rice for 15 - 20 min.
Make a fine paste with Chilies,ginger, garlic, fennel seeds, mint and coriander leaves and keep a side.
now drine rice from the water and keep the water a side and heat ghee in a pan add rice to the ghee and fry till they dont stick to the pan and remove and keep a side
Now heat oil in a pan and add cinamon , clove, fennel seeds, bay leaves and let them popup then add slices onion and fry till onion become soft then add vegetables and fry for a few sec, then add ground masala, tomato puree and cook for few sec.
Now add coconut milk and water and salt to taste mix well and bring to a full boil then add rice mix well and cover and cook till done (if you are useing pressure cooker then waite for 2 whistles and switch off the heat)
Let it cool and serve warm with onion pachadi.


Dershana said...

That is a delicious looking biriyani!

FH said...

Delicious!! I just asked Dibs to post a veg Biryani from Chettinadu, and here you are with it. Thanks, looks wonderful! :)

lubnakarim06 said...

List goes long but the end result looks tempting. So bookmarked to try this weekend.

notyet100 said...

hve tried chettind chicken briyani ur pltter looks yumm,..long time i prepred biryani,..:-)

Unknown said...

super biriyani rekha...super

Priya Suresh said...

Delicious briyani Rekha, send this to JFI Cauliflower guest host by Paajaka..am drooling over the biryani..

Cham said...

Looks tasty and spicy ur biryani

Uma said...

mmm. biryani super gaa vundi Rekha! noru vuruthondi.

Recipeswap said...

Delicious looking biryani.

Varsha Vipins said...

Gorgeous Biriyani..feel like having now..:P
Pls trail back for an award..:)

Deepthi Shankar said...

I wanted to try this, but I didnt get time. delicious Biryani

Jaishree Iyer said...

Awesome Rekha.. biriyani looks , delicious have to ry this version. Thanks for sharing..

CurryLeaf said...

I too make Mallika Badrinaths recipe.This is absolutely delicious.

Anonymous said...

I love Chettinad veg. biryani very much. I am sure going to try your method. I can't wait. Thanks for sharing.


Latha said...

Hi Rekha,

First time to your blog and looks like i'll stay addicted. tried this biryani today for lunch and very delicious. It's exactly the taste of biryani served in tamilnadu restaurants. and also simple to make. I added some curry leaves also while seasoning. thank you very much:)