Thursday, October 20, 2011

Mini Soya chunks& Veggie Biriyani

Ingredients
Biriyani Rice(Seeraka chamba)-2 cups
Mini Soya chunks - 1/2cup
Carrot-2
Beans-10
Onion-1
Tomato-2
Green Chilli-1
Hand full of Mint leaves
Few curry leaves, Cilantro
Biriyani masala-2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
Chilli powder-1teaspoon
Coriander powder-11/2 teaspoons
Cumin Seeds-1teaspoon
Salt
Oil

To grind
Ginger-11/2" piece
garlic-5 cloves
Elaichi-1
Cloves-2
Bay leaf-1
Cinnamon Stick-3" piece

Method
Wash and chop the carrots & beans into small pieces. Cut the onion-green chilli into thin lengthwise strips. Cut the tomatoes into fine pieces.

Wash and soak the rice for at least 20 minutes.

Grind the ginger -garlic, whole garam masala with little water to a fine paste and keep it aside.

Soak the soya chunks in boiling water for 3-4 minutes. Rinse them in cold water and squeeze out the excess water.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, and add cumin seeds followed by onion and g.chilli. Fry till the onion becomes transparent, then add in the mint leaves,curry leaves, spice paste and cook for few minutes. Add the tomato pieces,cook till it becomes mushy.

Add the veggies and soya chunks, turmeric powder,chilli & coriander powders, biriyani masala and enough salt. Cover it and cook on medium heat till the oil oozes out. Add the rice and 3 cups of water.

Mix everything together, add the cilantro leaves, check the salt and close the pressure cooker. Cook for one whistle and put off the flame.

Open the cooker after it cools down completely and puff the rice gently.

Aromatic and spicy biriyani is ready to serve. Enjoy it with side dish of your choice.

Sending this recipe to Reva's "Royal Feast -Biriyani" event.

11 comments:

  1. yummy biryani,mahi...i wud like the way u made with siraga samba...

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  2. Such a nice flavor combination,
    fantastic!

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  3. wow yummy biryani and looks so tempting with wonderful clicks ....

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  4. Just mouthwatering....looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

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  5. Really superb. I was not knowing the fact abt mini and large soya chunks till now.

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  6. Superb... veggie biryani looks fabulous...

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  7. Veg briyani looks soo spicy n tasty.

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  8. biryani looks so spicy and fabulous...1st time here..lovely blog

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  9. Tried today as a spl dish for my in-laws and hubby... Came excellent.. I added panneer and babycorn(sauted with pepper) too... Just delicious , yummy with youe white kurma recipe :P sssss..... Mouth watering

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