Kerala Simple Vegetable Biriyani
Kerala style biriyani
Servings Prep Time
3people 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
3people 40minutes
  • Basmati rice – 1 1/2cups
  • Carrot 1no
  • Cauliflower – 1/2of
  • Green peas 1/2cup
  • Beans(finely choppped) – 1/2cup
  • Onion(finely chopped, medium) – 4nos
  • Tomato(finely chopped, medium) – 3nos
  • Garlic paste – 1tbsp
  • Ginger Paste – 1tbsp
  • Green chillies 2nos
  • Garam masala 1/2tbsp
  • Yoghurt – 2tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – 1cup
  • Mint leaves(Pudhina) – 1/4cup
  • Ghee 1/4cup
  • Lime juice – 2tsp
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  1. Steam the vegetables and cook green peas.
  2. Fry onion in the ghee.
  3. When it turns golden brown, put garlic-ginger-green chilly paste and fry for 2 mins.
  4. Add tomato, garam masala, salt, coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  5. Cook for a few minutes.
  6. Add yoghurt.
  7. Put cooked veg in this masala.
  8. For rice
  9. Boil water in another vessel.
  10. Add enough salt, a pinch of turmeric powder, 1 cardamom crushed, 2 small pieces of clove, 2 cinnamons, and 1 spoon ghee in this.
  11. Cook rice until it is done and drain.
  12. :- Take care the rice not to be sticky.
  13. Heat a little ghee in a pan or a kadai.
  14. Put a little of cooked rice and spread 1 tsp limejuice over it.
  15. Put one layer of the veg masala above that and repeat the process till the rice and masala are over.
  16. Close the lid tightly and heat on a low flame for about 10 mins.
  17. Mix before serve.
  18. :- Serve with yoghurt mixed with chopped onion and tomato, and pudina chammanthi or pickle.