Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani with soya

I love biryani and my mom makes wonderful biryani so as my sister. In my house my husband not in to white rice so when ever I get chance I make this just for me. So one day he has to go somewhere for diner and I was by myself, well first thing come across my mind is biryani. so I make it. How? easy , i share it with you.

4 cups cooked Basmati  rice (3/4 cooked)
1 onion
10 big pieces of cauliflowers florets
1 big potato (in cubes)
1/4 cup pigeon peas
1 cup soaked and drained soya chunks
each of whole garam masala ( bay leaf, star anise, big and small eliachi, few black peppercorns, few cloves)
salt to taste
2 tbsp each grated ginger, garlic
2 chopped green chilies
few strings of mint leaves
3 tsp Ghee
1 tbsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp red chili powder

cook rice in lot of water and salt till it's 3/4 done.
Drain it and keep it aside.
vegetables getting cook
In a big pot, add ghee and when it hot, add whole spices, when you get nice aroma, add chopped onion.
Cook till it changes it color and then add ginger and garlic and chilies along with powder masala.
mix with rice
Add vegetables and soya.
Add cup of water and mix it and add salt to it. cover it and let it cooked till all veges cooked.
add rice and haldi water
Add mint leaves and then Rice on it.
Mix haldi powder in water and spread it on top.
Carefully mix it little and put a lid on it and tight cover it and put it on dum.
After 5 minutes it should be done.
Serve it with Raita or dal or dahi chutney. I prefer spicy dal with it.
Ready to dig in.
my favorite with Spicy dal.

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  1. super dooper recipe... i love biriyani the most....

  2. wow this is really delicious...looking at perfectly cooked rice amaze me...

  3. Wow wow....I love Briyani...that too chicken Briyani...hmmm. I'll surrender myself...ha ha

  4. Woow..Your picture make me drool here..Absolutely delish..

  5. Biryani is my fav, interesting addition of soya chunks.

  6. Lins, this look so delicious and healthy. love to have this.

  7. Biryani is my favorite. never tried the dum version though... looks so inviting

  8. Gorgeous briyani dear!!! By the way, what's haldi water?

    I'll go for second helping...;)

  9. healthy and tasty biryani...

  10. One pot meal looks flavoprful and very good,yumm with raitha:)

  11. Looking so yummy & gorgeous....

  12. funny how our minds work! I've made this last night to have it tonigh for dinner

  13. Awesome recipe thanks for linking this recipe with my event.. for winning feb's month surprise giveaway.... collect more likes on your recipe check facebook link

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  14. very healthy biryani! love it always!

  15. Addition of soya is a great way to get proteins to any food and the biryani looks so good!

  16. That is so much like chicken biyani. Love you use of soya products to prepare all non-veg delicacies :)

  17. like the idea of adding soya. protein healthy.

  18. Biryani is always extra tasty and special.

  19. Love biryani and this is awesome. Can you link this to celebrate love at my place.

  20. Wow! Lovely and delicious vegetable biriyani! Wonderful snaps!!

  21. Love the idea of Soya. Healthy and tasty option for vegetarian people.

  22. easy & yummy recipe!! I've always wanted to try authentic hydrebadi biryani!

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  24. Love to dig in this.
    Thanks for linking dear.

  25. yummy biriyani...
    thanks a lot for sharing with my event...

  26.  yummy biryani..Thanks for linking this recipe to my event and using the logo. Expecting more recipes from you

  27. nice dishes thanks for sharing

  28. i love soya food and thanks for this post i like this information please provide few more information about this post vegerian meat


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