It's my method of vegetable biryani…..it will come rich in taste, because of coconut milk….try it if you like it.
Vegetable Biryani/ Briyani/ with Soya chunks/ with meal maker.
|1 cup||Basmathi rice (cleaned and washed)|
|1 cup||Mixed vegetables|
|1 no||Tomato (big) chopped|
|Handful of mint leaves & coriander leaves|
|15 nos||Soya chunks|
|½ cnt||Curd / yogurt|
|1 cup||Coconut milk|
|½ tsp||Chili powder|
|¼ tsp||Turmeric powder|
|Salt (as per taste)|
|8 nos||Garlic cloves|
|2 inch||Cinnamon stick|
|1 no||Cardamom and black stone flower each|
|1 no||Bay leaf|
Vegetables you can use—-Potato, beans, carrot, cauliflower,peas, beetroot.
Here i used —- 1 medium sized potato(diced)
1 small beetroot(diced)
10 count beans(cut into 1" pieces)
dried peas(soaked overnight)
Fry the rice in kadai without oil & keep aside.
Grind shallots, ginger and garlic into paste with very little water
Grind into powder the ingredients in list 3 except bayleaf.
Cut the onion lengthwise, slit open g.chili, chop the tomatoes, mint leaves and cilantro.
Heat the pressure pan, pour 1/4 cup ghee and 2 tablespoon oil. Put bayleaf, after 2 seconds add powdered spices(Fry in medium heat). Fry for 30 seconds, now add onion, green chillies and soya chunks. Fry till onion turns to transulent. Then add ground shallots, ginger, garlic paste and fry till raw smell fades. Now add mint and cilantro leaves, fry well. When the leaves started to shrink add tomato and saute' till it becomes soft. Now add all the veges. and salt. Fry till the veges. half cooked. Add curd, chilli
powder & turmeric powder. Mix everything well.
(1) If you want make it in electric cooker add this mix to electric cooker. Pour 1 cup of coconut milk, 1 cup of water and rice, check for salt. cook.
(2)If you want to cook in pan add coconut milk and 1 cup of water with that vege mix, check for salt. Add rice and close the lid. Cook for 1 whistle.
Remove the weight to release the steam after 10 minutes. Serve hot with raita.