Try This Healthy Vegetable Biryani Recipe

healthy vegetable biryani recipe

Biryani is our all-time special platter. Whenever we think of calling out our friends or guests, we start by considering biryani on the menu. Vegetable biryani is a fragrant rice dish prepared by cooking basmati rice mixing veggies, biryani spices and herbs. Generally, biryani was prepared by dum cooking immersed meat with basmati rice and spices. Making a vegetarian variety becomes much easier as the veggies need no immersion. But it is crammed with a diversity of fresh vegetables and is coequally flavorful and delicious collated to any meat biryani. There are some easy steps towards making a healthy vegetable biryani recipe.


A tray of food on a table

To make a healthy vegetable biryani recipe in a clean bowl add 1 cup of basmati rice and soak it for 20-30 minutes. At the same time chops some herbs and vegetables. After soaking the rice, leave the extra water and keep the rice completely aside. Then heat a pressure cooker and add 2 tablespoons of ghee. In that heating, pan adds some bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and shahi jeera. When the herbs start to hiss, add 1 sliced onion and chilli. Keep stirring it until it becomes golden and add some ginger garlic paste to it.

Frying Veggies For Biryani

A woman is  putting broccoli on a table

Put one cup of chopped mixed veggies like onions, peas, potatoes, carrots and saute then on high flame. Following the process add some mint leaves, coriander leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric, salt, garam masala and yoghurt.  Fry all these ingredients on high flame. Change the flame to spread and low the veggies to a single even layer for your perfect healthy vegetable biryani recipe.

Preparing Vegetables For Biryani

After that, put on the void rice, shake it out steadily to another lair. In a separate bowl mix some salt and water. Gush that salted water around the margin of the cooker. Extend the rice. This process will help you to bring a perfect layer to your healthy veg biryani recipe.  

Cook In Container And Garnishing

Now cover the pressure cooker with its stopper. Then cook on a medium flame waiting for one whistle. Cook until all the water is soaked up and the rice is prepared fully. Then turn off the stove and rest for 15 minutes. Finally, gently whip up the biriyani with a split. Let it be cooled a bit and compress lemon juice if desired. Your healthy veg biryani recipe is ready to serve now.

Bottom Lines

This recipe capitulates a flawless lightly spiced and scented veg biryani packed with veggies. It only takes 30 minutes to prepare this meal for your family. This recipe can be prepared in an even pot or in an instant pot. If you have the time and tolerance to make an intricate dum biryani, then you should obviously try this healthy vegetable biryani recipe.  

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