Chettinad Biryani Recipe

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Chettinad Biryani Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 4.6 / 10 (28 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 300 gms Basmati Rice
  • 100 gms Cauliflower (chopped)
  • 100 gms Carrot (chopped)
  • 50 gms Beans (chopped)
  • 25 gms Peas
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 flake Ginger
  • 1 flake Garlic
  • 3 Red Chilies
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 tsp Tomato Puree
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Salt to taste
How to make Chettinad Biryani:
  • Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes.
  • Now make a fine paste of red chilies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, garlic and ginger.
  • Heat a pan and put some ghee into it.
  • Add the soaked rice (no water) in it and cook till rice start sticking together.
  • Remove the rice from fire.
  • Heat a pan and put oil into it. When the oil turns hot, add chopped onion in it.
  • Stir till the onion turns golden brown in color.
  • Now add the paste and all the vegetables to the onions.
  • Add a little water, tomato puree and salt to the vegetables.
  • Add the sauté rice and some more water so as to cover the rice with water.
  • Cover the pan and let the rice cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Chettinad Biryani is ready to eat. Serve it hot with lime juice.