Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Cauliflower Biryani


Basmati rice - 2 cup
Onion - 2 (sliced lengthwise)
Tomato -3 (chopped)
Green chillies -2 (slit)
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Lemon juice - 1tbsp
Chilly powder - 1tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1tbsp
Coriander/mint leaves - as needed
Cauliflower - 1/2 of a medium sized one (cut into florets)
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Carrot - 1 (chopped)
Salt - as needed
Oil - 1tbsp
Ghee - 1tbsp
Cardamom - 4
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 1 inch piece


Clean the rice and soak it in 3 cups of water.Heat ghee-oil in the pressure cooker and fry cardamom,cinnamon,cloves.Then add sliced onion and turmeric powder and fry till onion is golden brown.Now add gg paste,chilly powder and tomatoes one by one and fry for abt 2-3 min.s.Now add the veggies and saute for few min.s.Add yogurt,lime juice,mint/coriander leaves,green chillies and salt.Mix everything well and saute for few more min.s.Now finally add rice with water.Check for salt.Pressure cook for 1 whistle.Serve hot with raita and pappad.


Anonymous said...

wow.... never heard of this recipe...briyani with cauliflower..will try some time:)

Menu Today said...

Your Cauliflower Biryani looks nice. Thanks for sharing.

FH said...

This is new, looks great!!:))

Bhagyashri said...

Tried this on Friday night & it was superb! Thanks a lot for sharing this recipe. I am submitting this as my entry for this month's MBP!

Krishnaveni Vempati said...

Thanks for the recipe.
For kids this is great recipe I guess. I tried with less spiciness. My baby generally hates veggies but she loved this one.