Wednesday, 19 October 2011

VEG BIRYANI

WHAT YOU NEED:

Basmati rice  2 cups
Whole cardamom 4
Cloves 3
Cinnamon sticks 2 pieces
Bay leaves 2
Ghee 2 tsp
Lime juice of half lemon
Salt

Vegetables:
Peas 1/4 cup
Beans1/4 cup chopped
Carrots 2 cut into small cubes
cabbage 1 leaf cut
lengthwise


For the masala:

Onion 1 chopped
Tomatoes 2chopped
Green chillies 4,5
Garlic 6 cloves
Ginger 1"
Coriander leaves 2,3 tbsp
Mint leaves very few
Garam masala powder 3 tsp

For the preparations:

Onions 2  cut lengthwise
Ghee 1 tbs
Cashew nuts 10, 12
Raisins


HOW TO MAKE:

For 2 cups of rice add 4 cups of water to make firm rice.While preparing rice add cardamom, cloves,bay leaves, lime juice and salt. And keep it aside

Grind onion, tomatoes, green chillies, ginger, garlic, corinader leaves , mint leaves and garam masala  to a very smooth paste.

Heat 1 tbs ghee in a pan, add onions cut lengthwise, and fry for a while. Add cashewnuts and raisins and saute.
Add the ground paste and fry for a while. Now add vegetables stir, cook well ..till done.

Now add this masala to the cooked basmati rice and mix well.

Serve biryani with raita , pickle and papad








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