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25 November, 2017

Veg Dum Biryani

Posted in : Rice on by : Aafreen Shaikh Tags: , , , ,

Ingredients:

for rice: 8 cups water, 2 bay leaf / tej patta, 1 inch cinnamon stick, ½ tsp cloves, 1 star anise, ½ tsp pepper, 2 tsp oil, 1 tsp salt, 1½ basmati rice, soaked for 20 minutes
for biryani gravy: 2 tbsp oil, 1 tbsp ghee , 1 bay leaf / tej patta, 2 inch cinnamon stick, ½ tsp cloves, 1 star anise, 1 tsp shah jeera , 4 cardamom, 1 onion, finely chopped, 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, gobi, peas, potato, beans), chopped, 1 cup curd / yogurt, 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder, ½ tsp  haldi, 2 tsp biryani masala powder, 1 tsp salt, 2 tsp coriander-mint paste, 1 cup water, 15 cubes paneer 
other ingredients: ¼ cup pudina, chopped, ¼ cup coriander, chopped, 1 tbsp ghee, ½ cup fried onions , ¼ cup saffron water, pinch of biryani masala powder, wheat dough, to seal

Method:

  1. firstly, in a thick bottomed deep vessel spread in a layer of prepared biryani gravy.
  2. further layer with cooked rice.
  3. also spread few chopped mint, coriander, fried onions and saffron water.
  4. as a third layer, spread biryani gravy.
  5. repeat layering with cooked rice, saffron water, fried onions and biryani masala.
  6. also top with a tbsp of ghee, mint and coriander.
  7. close and seal with dough.
  8. simmer for 15 minutes.
  9. finally, serve hyderabadi dum biryani with raita.

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