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Vegetable Biryani using Biryani Mix

Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 46 serving


  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 2 Onion - medium, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Yogurt


  • Wash, rinse and soak rice in cold water for at least 30minutes. Cook the rice, but make sure that the grains are separate and rice is not mushy. Set aside in a wide platter to cool.
  • Mix biryani mix with yogurt and set aside.
  • In a medium saute pan, add 2tbsp oil and saute the onions on medium flame until golden brown. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook covered until veggies are tender.
  • Next add the yogurt mixture along with  ½cup  of water into the veggies and mix well. Let the mixture come to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Gently mix rice into the veggie mixture. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes for the flavors to mingle.
  • Serve hot garnished with some chopped cilantro along with raita or your favorite gravy curry. I served mine with caramelized onion raita and chole in coconut milk.


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