Chettinad Mushroom Biryani

This delicious Chettinad style Mushroom Biryan is a great lunchtime/dinner dish ideal for any occasion. The cuisine of Chettinad is known for its use of spices and masalas.

Chettinad Mushroom Biryani

This delicious Chettinad style Mushroom Biryan is a great lunchtime/dinner dish ideal for any occasion. The cuisine of Chettinad is known for its use of spices and masalas.

Category : Vegetarian, Rice

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 09 Nov 2015

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Ingredients

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Step 1 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 1

Wash the rice and soak in water for 30 minutes.

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Step 2 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 2

Drain the rice and add 1 tsp ghee to it and mix well and allow to marinate for 20 to 25 minutes.

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Step 3 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 3

Cut the mushrooms in half and keep aside.

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Step 4 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 4

Grind chopped mint leaves, chopped coriander leaves, green chilies, garlic & ginger to a fine paste. You can add a little water to grind the paste.

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Step 5 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 5

In a mixing bowl combine curd turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder coriander powder and salt.

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Step 6 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 6

To this add the ground masala paste and mix well.

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Step 7 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 7

Add the mushrooms and mix so that the mushrooms are evenly coated with the masala. Cover and keep aside to marinate for 30 to 40 minutes.

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Step 8 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 8

Heat oil in a pan and fry the all the whole garam masala.

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Step 9 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 9

Add sliced onions and sauté for 4-5 minutes till the onions turn pink and translucent

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Step 10 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 10

Add chopped tomato and green chilies.

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Step 11 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 11

Add the marinated mushrooms and sauté for 6 to 7 minutes or till they shrink and you see the oil separating from the masala.

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Step 12 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 12

The mushrooms will release water as they shrink.

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Step 13 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 13

Now add the rice and mix well.

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Step 14 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 14

Add coconut milk, water and salt and mix well.

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Step 15 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 15

Cover the pan and cook on a low flame for 15-18 minutes or till the rice has cooked.

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Step 16 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 16

Uncover and allow the biryani to stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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Step 17 Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe

Step 17

Serve Chettinad Mushroom Biryani with onion raita and papad.

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