Lobia Dum Biryani

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-Safed lobia (Black eyed beans) soaked 1 & ½ Cup

-Water as required

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Ghee (Clarified butter) ½ Cup

-Darchini (Cinnamon sticks) 2

-Laung (Cloves) 4-5

-Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp

-Tez patta (Bay leaf) 1

-Pyaz (Onion) sliced 2 medium

-Tamatar (Tomatoes) chopped 3 medium

-Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 & ½ tbs

-Hari mirch (Green chilli) crushed 1 & ½ tbs

-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp

-Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp

-Garam masala powder ½ tsp

-Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp

-Javitri powder (Mace powder) ¼ tsp

-Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 1 Cup

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped handful

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped handful

-Lemon slices 3-4

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2

-Chawal (Rice) sella 500g (boiled with salt,cumin seeds & mint leaves)

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1 tbs

-Podina (Mint leaves) chopped 1 tbs

-Zarda ka rang (Orange food color) ½ tsp or as required

-Lemon slices 3-4

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) 3

-Kewra essence few drops

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped



-In a wok,add black eyes beans,water,salt & mix well,bring it to boil & remove scum,cover & cook on low flame until 80% done (9-10 minutes).

-Take out ¾ cup of black-eyed beans water & reserve for later use then strain black eyed beans & set aside.

-In a pot,add clarified butter & let it melt.

-Add cinnamon sticks,cloves,black cardamom,cumin seeds,bay leaf & mix well.

-Add onion & fry until light golden.

-Add tomatoes,ginger garlic paste,green chilli & mix well.

-Add salt,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,nutmeg powder,mace powder,mix well & cook on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.

-Add yogurt,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add boiled black eyed beans & mix well.

-Add reserved beans water,mix well & bring it to boil.

-Add fresh coriander,mint leaves,lemon slices,green chillies,boiled rice,fresh coriander,mint leaves,orange food color,lemon slices,green chillies,kewra essence,cover with kitchen cloth & lid and turn flame to high to build up steam (3-4 minutes) then lower the flame & steam cook for 12-15 minutes.

-Garnish with fresh coriander & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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