Mughlai Vegetable Biryani

All Biryani lovers must try this Mughlai Vegetable Biryani recipe.
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  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 5-6
  • Adrak (Ginger) 1 inch piece
  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 8-9
  • Pyaz (Onion) 2 medium
  • Pani (Water) 1/4 Cup or as required
  • Dahi (Yogurt) whisked 3/4 Cup
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) powder 1 & ½ tbs
  • Ghee ½ Cup
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Badi elaichi (Black cardamom) 1
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3
  • Badiyan ka phool (Star anise) 1
  • Laung (Cloves) 3
  • Darchini (Cinnamon stick) 2
  • Tez paat (Bay leaves) 2
  • Knorr chicken cubes 2
  • Aloo (Potatoes) cubes 1 Cup
  • Phool gobhi (Cauliflower) 1 Cup
  • Gajar (Carrots) ½ Cup
  • Matar (Peas) ½ Cup
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed 1 tsp
  • Kewra water 1 tsp
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) cubes ½ Cup
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped handful
  • Podina (Mint leaves) chopped handful
  • Pyaz (Onion) fried 3-4 tbs
  • Cream 1/4 Cup
  • Zarda ka rang (Yellow food color) ½ tsp
  • Dahi (Yogurt) 1 tbs
  • Chawal (Rice) ½ kg (soaked & boiled until 3/4th done)
  • Pyaz (Onion) fried


In blender,add green chillies,ginger,garlic,onion and water,blend well & set aside.

In bowl,add yogurt,red chili powder,salt,turmeric powder,coriander powder,cashew nuts powder,mix well & set aside.

In pot,add ghee and let it melt.

Add cumin seeds,black cardamom,green cardamom,star anise,cloves,cinnamon sticks,bay leaves and mix.

Now add grinded onion mixture,mix well and cook for 6-8 minutes.

Add knorr chicken cubes and mix well.

Add potatoes,cauliflower,carrot,peas and mix well.

Add water and mix well,cover and cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

Now add spiced yogurt and mix well.

Add black pepper crushed,kewra water and mix.

Add capsicum,mix well and cook on high flame until oil separates.

Add mint leaves,fresh coriander and fried onion.

In cream,add yellow food color and yogurt,whisk well and add it in pot.

Add boiled rice,fried onion,cover and steam cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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