Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Simple Egg Biryani

Egg Biryani recipe is prepared by using boiled eggs, basmati rice and spices. Here is the recipe that is easy to make and tastes very delicious.


Basmati Rice 2 cups
4 boiled eggs, peeled and cut half
Onions 1 no finely sliced
Green chilies 5-6 slit
Ginger garlic paste ½ spoon
Mixed vegetable (chopped carrot, green peas, corn)  ½ cup (optional)
Fennel Seeds 1 tsp
Cashews 5-6 nos
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Water 3 cups
Salt As Required

Biryani masala

Bay leaves 4-5
Jeera 1 tsp
Black cardamom 2
Star anise 2
3-4 pepper corns
2-3 cinnamon sticks
2-3 cardamom
5 cloves
2 mace/jathipoo
Black stone flower/kalpasi 2 nos

  • Wash basmati rice and soak in water for 30 mints
  • Heat the pan on flame and add 5 tspns oil. When the oil gets hot, add all the biryani masala items and stir well.
  • After few seconds add onions and sauté for few minutes
  • Now add green chilies, ginger garlic paste and again saute for few minutes
  • Add mixed vegetables, coriander powder, fennel seeds, and cashews and cook well
  • Add basmati rice by draining water and mix well till the biryani masala goes with rice
  • Add boiled eggs and mix well after they get mixed well with spices remove from pan and keep aside
  • Now take the above mixed spices rice in rice cooker add water and salt
  • Lastly place the eggs on top of the rice and cook well
  • Garnish with carrot and onions.
  • Serve with raita


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