Biryani is prepared in different ways and using different ingredients. Whether vegetarian or non-vegetarian everyone will love biryani for its taste. I love to try cooking different ways of biryani bcoz I love it. By this method of cooking, we can get a flavorful tasty biryani with long grain Rice. Here rice and masala are cooked separately. Then layered and cooked in dum.
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Let’s see how to make it.
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 45 mins
Serves : 3 Persons
For making Masala
For cooking Rice
3. Then add Onions. Fry onions till they get nice golden brown and crisp. Take half position of it for layering. To the remaining position add Ginger garlic paste. Saute well till the raw small goes. Add in coriander leaves, mint leaves.4. Add chopped tomatoes, salt. Cook till they get mushy. Add all the spice powders, curd and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Mix them well. After sometimes oil will begin to ooze out. Add the paneer cubes and cook for few more minutes.5. Simultaneously Heat about 1 litre of water in a Heavy bottomed pot. Allow it to boil. When it came to a nice boil. Add salt required for the rice as we have add salt for the masala already. Add the whole spices and ghee. When the water comes to rolling boil, Add the drained basmati rice. Cook for about 5 – 6 minutes until they are 90% cooked. Drain the water immediately and keep the rice ready for layering.6. Make a layer of paneer masala. Then add a layer of Cooked Basmati Rice. Garnish with Fried onions, Coriander leaves, Mint leaves. Sprinkle little yellow food color. You can also repeat this step with layers of paneer masala, basmati rice and garnish with onions, coriander leaves, mint leaves. Finally, add ghee to it and close the pot with aluminium foil and place lid over it. Place the flame in low and cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes open the lid and remove the foil.
Serve it hot with Raita as layer or you can mix the rice with masala and serve it.
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