Sunday, 9 December 2012

Mushroom Biryani

Hi friends. Today i made mushroom biryani for lunch. It came out so well, it tasted just like mutton biryani. :-) So i decided to share this simple n awesome recipe, with you guys.. I used Button mushrooms in this recipe. It should be fresh & white in color. This recipe goes well with Onion raita.

Ingredients :

1 Seeraga Samba Rice 2 cups
2 Sliced Onions 2 Nos
3 Button mushrooms 1 cup
4 Curd 1/2 cup
5 Ginger Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
6 Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
7 Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
8 Turmeric Powder 1/4 teaspoon
9 Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon
10 Salt As Required

For Seasoning :

1 Brinji Leaf 1
2 Star anise 1
3 Cloves 5
4 Cardamom 6
5 Cinnamon 1 full piece

Preparation :

1) Wash the mushrooms in running water & wipe it with a dry towel. Cut it into two pieces.
2) Heat a Pressure cooker. Add oil & little ghee.
3) After it gets hot, add the seasoning ingredients one by one & stir for 2 minutes.
4) Now add the sliced onions & saute till it becomes translucent.
5) Immediately add the ginger garlic paste & stir continuously till the raw smell goes.
6) Now add the turmeric powder, Chilli powder, pepper powder & salt. Mix well till it blends.
7) Add the mushrooms & stir well for 3-4 minutes. Add the thick curd at this stage & mix it.
8) Now add the garam masala & stir well. Pour 4 cups of water & let it boil.
9) When it starts boiling, add the rice & mix well.
10) Now cover the pressure cooker with its lid. Keep for 1 whistle & then minimize the flame and keep it in low flame. Switch off the stove after 5 minutes.

This is one of my favorite recipe, i hope you'll also like it hereafter, if you give it a try. Prepare this awesome recipe & give me your comments. Enjoy...!


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