Mushroom biryani is a nice alternative for vegetarian friends.

Mushroom Biryani

Mushroom Biryani
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • Mushroom – 1 cup
  • Rice – 1½ cup
  • Green Peas – 1 cup ( Frozen & Optional )
  • Onion – 1 no
  • Tomato – 1 no
  • Ginger – 2 (1 inch )
  • Garlic – 10 Cloves
  • Green Chili – 5
  • Mint Leaves – 3 tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves – 3 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tsp
For Seasoning :
  • Cloves – 4 nos
  • Cinnamon – 1 Stick
  • Bay Leaves – 2 ( Small )
  • Black stone flower/Kalpasi – little
  • Fennel Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 strand
Instructions
PREP:
  1. Soak rice in water for 30 min and drain the water. Keep it aside.
  2. Grind ginger, garlic and green chili together.
  3. Chop onion, tomato.
  4. Split open green chili.
  5. Chop Mushroom length wise.
COOKING:
  1. In a pressure cooker pour oil, ghee and add the items in the section ” For Seasoning”. Add onion and fry till translucent. Add the ginger garlic paste. Fry this till raw smell leaves.
  2. Add tomato and fry till they are mashed. Add chopped coriander and Mint Leaves.
  3. Add mushroom, green peas and fry for a min. Add the rice and fry for 2 minutes in low flame. Add water ( rice 1 cup : water 2 cup ) , salt and boil for 8 minutes in medium Flame. Close the lid and place the whistle, keep it on the stove for 10 min. Remove from heat and mix it well.
Notes
Serve with Raitha.

(*) Recipe from one of my Friends.