Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe is an easy pot meal, specially when you are in hurry. This Vegetable Biryani is quickly cooked in a pressure cooker and trust me the taste and flavors are awesome. I generally make this biryani at lunch time and serve with vegetable raita.

My whole family likes Vegetable Dum Biryani, but making Dum Biryani is literally an elaborate procedure and takes lot of time. But one day, when I was in a jiffy and my family demanded this biryani, so I cooked it in a pressure cooker. It really turned very well.

Biryani in a pressure cooker tastes great, if cooked with proper vegetables and Masala.

Biryani in a pressure cooker tastes great, if cooked with proper vegetables and masala. This biryani recipe is one of the best option for Lunch Box and School Tiffin too. So quickly pick your favorite veggies, take a pressure cooker and start making it today.

Vegetables in a Pressure Cooker

Vegetables in a Pressure Cooker

Cooking Vegetables with spices

Cooking Vegetables with spices

Adding Rice in Pressure Cooker

Adding Rice in Pressure Cooker

Water Consistency in Pressure Cooker

Water Consistency in Pressure Cooker

How to make Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe:

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 400

Fat per serving: 12.0

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe can be quickly made with Basmati Rice, Vegetables and Spices. It saves your lot of time and tastes really good.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup french beans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup green peas (Fresh or Frozen)
  • 1/4 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 cup capsicum, chopped
  • 1 potato, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 small piece of ginger, chopped
  • 4 pods of garlic
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 2 caramoms
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 1 clove
  • 1 piece cinnamon (broken in bits)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Few curry leaves
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon oil

Instructions

  1. Rinse the rice and soak them for about 20 minutes. In the meantime, chop the vegetables and keep aside. Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe step 1
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin and mustard seeds. Allow the seeds to pop up and then add curry leaves. Saute on a medium high flame and throw whole spices. Stir fry whole spices and mix in chopped onion. Also add ginger, garlic and green chillies. Cook till the onion turns translucent. Add chopped tomatoes along with chopped vegetables. Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe step 2
  3. Mix very well and then add soaked basmati rice. Mix in salt to taste and add all spices as well. Saute the vegetables very well along with rice, so that masala get coated to the veggies nicely. Now add water and close the pressure cooker with its lid. Cook till 2 whistles and then keep it on a low flame for 5 minutes.
    Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker Recipe step 3
  4. Biryani is ready now, garnish it will chopped coriander leaves and finally fluff it up with fork to serve.

Notes

Vegetable Biryani in pressure cooker is generally served with vegetable raita.

Chef Tips:

  1. Vegetable Biryani in pressure cooker really saves time, you just need to cook it properly.
  2. For more flavoring of biryani, you can add mint paste in it.
  3. You can use garam masala powder instead of whole garam masala.
  4. You can pack this biryani for your kids school tiffin as well, at that time you just need to skip green chillies.
Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

2 Comments

  1. mrs kaur

    March 6, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    my mother in law was very impressed when i made this for her. thank you.

  2. Veena

    April 17, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Very authentic dish. I prepare it every week, your method helped.

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