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18 August 2011

EGG BIRIYANI

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Ingredients

  1. Basmati rice- 1 cup
  2. Egg(hard boiled)- 2 to 4 nos
  3. Cardamom- 2nos
  4. Cinnamon stick- 2 nos(1 1/2" piece)
  5. Bay leaves- 1 no
  6. Cloves-5 to 6 nos
  7. Ginger and garlic chopped- 1 tbsp
  8. Green chili chopped- 1 no(or to taste)
  9. Onion chopped finely- 2  nos
  10. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  11. Red chili powder-1 tsp(or to taste)
  12. Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  13. Tomato chopped finely -1 no small
  14. Coconut milk(thick)-3/4 to 1 cup
  15. Mint leaves chopped- 2 tbsp
  16. Coriander leaves chopped- 2 tbsp
  17. Garam masala (for sprinkling)-1/8 tsp
  18. Water
  19. Oil/Ghee
  20. Salt to taste.
To garnish
  1. Onion sliced finely- 1 no
  2. Cashew nuts and raisins- few
  3. Oil/Ghee





Method

  • Heat oil/Ghee in a pan ,add rice and saute for 3 to 4 minutes,pour sufficient amount of water(approximately 2 to 2 1/4 cups) and add salt to taste.Cook until rice is 3/4th done.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil/ghee in a pan and fry sliced onion, cashew  nuts and raisins (for garnishing)separately until it turns brown and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in a pan ,add the whole spices(cardamon,bay leaves,cinnamon and cloves) and saute till fragrant.
  • Add ginger ,garlic,green chili and chopped onion and saute till onion turn almost brown.
  • Add turmeric powder,chili powder and garam masala,saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add tomato and saute till it is completely cooked.
  • Pour in the coconut milk and add salt to taste.Add the hard boiled eggs and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on low flame or until the gravy thickens.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan arrange the masala and cooked rice  in layers.Sprinkle chopped coriander and mint leaves , garam masala  and few drops of ghee(adding ghee is optional) on  each layer of rice.Garnish with fried onions,cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Cover the pan and cook over low flame for 8 to 10 minutes.(you can also bake this at 200 deg C for 10 minutes)
  • Serve with simple raitha.





25 comments:

  1. yummmmm!!!! such a wonderful clicks!! loved it!!

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  2. Egg Biriyani looks so flavourful..bookmarked to try

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  3. delicious looking aromatic biryani looks wonderful

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  4. biryani looks very tempting...beautifully presentaed...yummy
    Super Yummy Recipes

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  5. Tempting biryani...looks wonderful...loved the presentation and clicks..

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  6. Tempting click and looks wonderful!

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  7. Thank You for dropping by my place. You have a lovely space. All the pics are mouth watering.

    See you again

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  8. Hi
    Thanx for leading me to this wonderful space...loved it particularly ur pictures n presentation...glad to join u :)
    Coming to this biryani ,wow looks so delicious n tempting...awesome recipe ..bookmarked ..wanna try this for sure :)

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  9. This biryani looks so delicious!

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  10. mouthwatering...will try this soon..bookmarking..

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  11. This biryani is tempting me a lot..flavorful and delicious

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  12. Hello...really am happy that u stopped in my space!!Wow., Biriyani luks awesome..Bookmarked :-)
    Superb pics., Gonna follow u!!

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  13. Wow. Egg biryani looks tempting. Good one and nice clicks.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  14. Mouth watering clicks.....First tym at your place...Happy 2 follow u

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  15. Your biryani is a tempting. I would love to earn a good reputation out of it and prepare it for our catering services.

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  16. Girl.. this looks so awesome that I tried it right now. Sadly, its past midnight, so I shall be eating only tomorrow. Will let you know the verdict tomorrow. I just love the aroma already :D Thank you so much for sharing :D

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  17. Royal, super delicious biryani...The fried onions make it even more appealing!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  18. Looks delicious!!! Love it... and your pics are killing me! You are so gifted!!

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  19. Looks very yummy! You have a very delicious space out here.

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  20. Ohhh.. I made this biryani and it turned out awesome :D So awesome that I did not get a chance to take a pic. Next time I shall and put up the post.. Yummm :D Thank you soooooo much..

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  21. hi gopika
    really happy that you liked it...
    Thank you all for your lovely comments..hugs!!!
    Vidya

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  22. Nice One ...today i am going to try this ...thx !

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