Vegetable Biryani Recipe

For vegetable biryani you need :

For the vegetable balls:

  • Potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • Carrots, diced
  • Beans, diced
  • Onions, chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

For Biryani:

  • basmati rice
  • cauliflower
  • peas
  • tomato
  • curd
  • onion
  • ginger
  • garlic
  • green chilly
  • coriander powder
  • turmeric powder
  • chili powder
  • garam masala powder
  • oil
  • saunf
  • cloves
  • cinnamom
  • bay leaves
  • salt to taste

To make Veg Balls:

  • Mix all the vegetables together.
  • Add salt and little bit maida to hold the veg together while deep frying.
  • Add turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala and coriander powder.
  • Make small balls about the size of gooseberries and deep fry.

For Biryani :

  • Heat oil and add saunf, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves.
  • When they splutter add sliced onions and wait till it turns golden brown.
  • Then add ginger garlic paste and green chilies.
  • Add vegetables like cauliflower, peas and tomatoes which are not in the veg balls.
  • This makes it a healthy meal since we get to have all vegetables in one dish.
  • Then add a little curd.
  • Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder and little garam masala powder.
  • Add salt and then pour water in ratio to the cups of rice you want.
  • When the water starts boiling add rice and salt.
  • Once the rice is done, add the veg balls to the biryani and toss it evenly.

Serve with raita.