Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Cauliflower Briyani (Cauliflower Biryani)

  • Cauliflower - 1
  • Green Peas - 1 cup
  • Briyani Rice - 2 cups
  • Cloves - few (6 to 8)
  • Cardamom - 2
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 crushed
  • Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Star anise - 2 to 3
  • Bay leaf  - 2
  • Mint leaves - a handful
  • Corinader leaves - a handful
  • Onion - 1 cut lengthwise
  • Tomato - 1
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Corinader powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Everest Briyani Masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Lemon/vinegar - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Water - 3 cups

  • Soak the Briyani rice for 15-20 min.
  • Cook the rice (half cooked) with 2 cups water separately and keep aside.
  • Cut the flower to 2 to 3 inch size florets.
  • Make a paste with coriander and mint by grinding it in mixie.
  • In cooker, add oil, and when it is hot, add the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, fennel seeds, star anise, bay leaf and fry for a min.
  • Now add in the onion, tomato, green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute well till the raw smell of ginger garlic paste goes off.
  • Add the coriander-mint paste.
  • Now add the cauliflower florets and green peas and add in the powders and salt and 2 cup water.
  • Allow to cook till the cauliflwer are half cooked and the gravy becomes little thick.
  • Now add the half coooked rice and mix well with cauliflower gravy.
  • Add the lemon juice at this stage.
  • Close the cooker lid and cook in low heat for 10 min.
  • Switch off and add ghee, mix well and serve hot.

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22 lovely comments:

Nandita SS

The biryani looks fabulous. Feel like digging in right now :)

Hamaree Rasoi

Biriyani looks awesome! Excellent decoration.

Hamaree Rasoi


I want that plate right now.. Great recipe and beautiful clicks!


Mouthwatering Biryani dear..love your presentation always :)

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Menaga Sathia

super biryani,never tried this one...


very yummy cauliflower biryani....yum yum!


Hooo delicious briyani :)

Umm Mymoonah

This looks very yummy.


delicious Biriyani.....I will try tommrow only...Cauliflower is one of my fav veggie....

Suja Manoj

Looks awesome,delicious biryani,nice recipe dear.

Priya dharshini

Luv the biryani with any veg :)


So inviting!


I will eat anything and everything made out of Cauliflower! Biriyani looks yummmmmmm!


Cauliflower looks crunchy nd soft at same time.. amazing recipe


Priya Suresh

Thats a delectable and inviting briyani..


looks awesome. Drooling over it.


WOw,my kid would love this,looks wonderful !

Gayathri Kumar

Biryani looks so delicious..


yummy yummy biryani... looks superb.

Jeyashris Kitchen

looks very yummy and i havent tried the everest biryani masala.Nice one

Heather S-G

OH my gosh, this looks so good to me. I want to pull that plate through the screen and dig in!


Nice Info Keep it up!

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