Vegetable Dum Biryani

Serves 4


  • Basmathi rice 2 cups
  • Onion – 2 (Sliced)
  • Carrot – 2
  • Beans – 15
  • Potato – 2
  • Green Peas – A handful
  • Yogurt – 1/2 cup
  • Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped – 2 tablespoons
  • Mint chopped – 2 tablespoons
  • Rose water – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

Things to grind:

  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Ginger – 1/2 inch
  • Garliic – 6 to 7 cloves

Boil rice in four cups of salted boiling water or pressure cook for 3 whistles.

In a pan heat oil and add onions and saute till golden brown. Then add all the veggies.

Sprinkle salt, cover and cook on medium heat for two minutes. Add the ground mixture along with garam masala to the vegetables. Add little water and cover and cook for two minutes. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and cook.. Simmer for two minutes till the vegetables get cooked. Take a deep bowl.

Arrange a layer of rice at the bottom. Over that arrange cooked vegetables followed by another layer of rice. Whisk yogurt with rose water and saffron. Sprinkle half the coriander leaves, half the mint leaves and half the yogurt mixture. Arrange the remaining vegetables followed by the remaining rice. Sprinkle the remaining coriander leaves, remaining mint leaves and the remaining yogurt mixture.

Serve hot with onion raitha and potato chips.

Published by Gowri Arun

I am Gowri Arun. My page intends to give you quick and easy recipes without compromising on quality and taste. Do check my recipes. Happy cooking.. 😊

One thought on “Vegetable Dum Biryani

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: