Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vegetable Briyani

  • Vegetables - 3 cups (Carrot, Beans, Cauliflower, Beetroot, Peas, Corn, Potato, Cabbage) all cut into small pieces
  • Briyani Rice - 3 cups
  • Water - 5 cups
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Cardamom - 3
  • Star anise - 4
  • Cloves - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon Stick - 1 stick (crushed)
  • Brinji leaf - 1
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1.5 tsp
  • Green chillies - 3
  • Onion - 2 (cut lengthwise0
  • Tomato - 2 (chopped finely)
  • Mint leaves - 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt -  as per taste
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Ghee - 4 tsp
  • Wash and Soak the rice for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add Oil in the cooker and add the spices and fry them.
  • Add the onion, green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
  • When onion becomes translucent, add the tomato, coriander leaves( keep few leaves for garnishing), mint leaves and saute till tomato becomes soft.
  • Add the Vegetables and 1/2 cup water, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt and allow to cook till the water evaporates.
  • Now add the 2 tsp ghee and rice and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining water and garam masala powder.
  • Check for the seasoning and when the water starts boiling, close the lid and whistle.
  • Wait for 6 whistles and switch off the stove.
  • When the pressure goes down, open the lid and add the remaining 2 tsp ghee and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

The vegetable briyani goes to the following beautiful events
1. Festive rice event by akheela
3. Healing food: Beets hosted by priya  



This Vegetable Briyani with Brinjal Munchurian goes to the following wonderful event

Combo meal event by chaitrali

33 lovely comments:


One receipe for multiple event.Great thought.Your receipe looks delicious.


Lovely recipe...It looks so tempting...


Hi Akheela,

Tell me the event details please..i made butter cookies..would like to send an entry...beetroot poriyal also...




nice colorful biryani!


mouthwatering platter!

US Masala


delicious biryani...looks so tempting ..yummy


Daisy Roshan

that mix of veggies seems to be cool

chef and her kitchen

Looks really appetizing..Love biriyani..


Delicious veg biryani...

Nandinis food

It's a favourite meal in my house! Very delicious!

Nandini's Food Page

Suja Manoj

Love it..appetizing and very colorful

Vasavi Suresh

Just perfect.


Delicious biryani!


very nice recipe............love ur blog

Shabitha Karthikeyan

Delicious and healthy rice. Looks colorful and yummy.One of our family favorite !!


Lovely biriyani..

Sadhana Valentina

nice briyani dear!

Priya Suresh

Vegetable briyani looks awesome and droolworthy..

Amritha Kalyani

Biriyani looks yummy! very tempting... Good presentation as well..

Amritha Kalyani

Biriyani looks yummy! very tempting... Good presentation as well..


colorful and delicious briyani..

Rekha shoban

all time favourite.....colourful rice!


Lovely platter. Briyani looks packed with veggies.



Briyani is Colorful and tempting .

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

lookyum,flavorful and deli....cious.....simply wonderful...thanks for sending it to my event darling

chaitrali pathak

Vegetable briyani looks awesome and droolworthy..

Menaga Sathia

droolworthy & lovely briyani!!


delicious biriyani, my fav too, yum yum

Jeyashris Kitchen

delicious looking biryani.love to try urversion

Jaleela Kamal

அருமையான பிரியாணி

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi

beautiful biriyani Akila. love the flavours you used in this.




delicious colourful biryani

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