Monday, August 27, 2012

Vegetable Briyani (Best and easy one)

The vegetable briyani is a easy dish but makes a course a feast, what actually requires is good practice and patience which will make you a best chef.

Here goes the secrets of what is required to make it taste yummy

I have attached pictures for a step wise look as the process of cooking it makes a big difference.

Add, half lemon when you add rice, this will stop rice from getting over cooked and the rice will separate out

Kadal pasi - 1 piece
Cardamom , elakkai - 2
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon -2
Cloves -2
Sombu - a pinch

Use deliberate amount of oil and ghee (1 karandi oil and 2 spoons ghee)

Grind paste:
Chilly - 2
Ginger - Small piece
Garlic Pods - 4-5
Coriander - a small bunch

Grind all this to a paste.

Other Ingredients:
Carrot -1
Beans - a bunch (10)
Peas - a handful
Potato - 1

Cut to small pieces

Onion -2
Tomato -1
Mint leaf - handful
Chilly Powder - 1/2 spoon
Garam Masala -1/2 spoon
Lemon- 1 spoon
Salt - to taste (1 spoon)
Taste maker - 1 spoon
India Gate Basmati Rice (Use India gate , this comes better and easy) - 2 cups
Water - 4 cups

Take a pressure cooker and add oil and then add all the seasoning agents
Now, add the ground paste , onions 
Once done, sought for two min, when onion color turns white add cut vegetables.
Sought for three minutes, once done add tomato
Sought for three minutes , now add rice and lemon and fry
Sought for two min and then pour 4 cups of water
Now, keep the cooker for one whistle.
Switch off and when the pressure goes, add mint leaf on top.
Serve hot with Raita and chips!

Please let know your comments after trying this :)

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