One Pot Vegetarian Biryani For A Quick And Easy Lunch

By Risha Ganguly

September 19, 2023

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Yes! Vegetable biryani is a real thing and it is delicious.  If you are a fan of this dish, we have a very simple one pot recipe for you to try out. Click to see the recipe.

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1 cup Basmati rice Vegetables (carrots, peas, beans) - 1 cup 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-inch piece of ginger, grated 1/4 cup plain yogurt 2 teaspoons biryani masala 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 cinnamon stick, 2-3 cloves, 2-3 green cardamom pods 2 tablespoons ghee or oil Salt to taste Fresh coriander leaves

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Step 1

In a large pot, heat ghee. Add whole spices, sliced onions, ginger, and garlic. Sauté until onions turn golden. Then, add vegetables and cook for a few minutes.

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Step 2

Add chopped tomatoes, biryani masala, turmeric, and red chilli powder. Cook until tomatoes soften. Then, stir in yoghurt and cook for 2 minutes.

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Step 3

Add rice, salt, and 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes until rice is cooked. Garnish with cilantro.

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